The RiverEdge Park Pedestrian Bridge helps Aurora live up to its “City of Lights” moniker.
The 900-foot curved suspension bridge, which opened last June, features a vibrant color-changing LED system that brings the bridge to life during major events and holidays.
A key part of the city’s master plan to redevelop the downtown historic district, the bridge has a central beam, or “spine”, from which the two lanes cantilever on either side.
The sleek design creates a dynamic crossing that draws attention to the Fox River and the downtown Aurora skyline.
The bridge crosses Blues Island, where exotic plants have been replaced with native plants to form a unique urban wildlife habitat.
The bridge is the embodiment of nature and technology intertwined.
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