City Switching Holmberg Bridge From Glass To Stainless Steel At Cost Of up to $540,000

Saturday, November 25, 2017

The Holmberg Bridge leading from the Walnut Street Bridge to the Hunter Museum will no longer be "the glass bridge."

The city is spending $519,000 to convert its panels from glass to stainless steel. There is a contingency amount so the total could rise as high as $540,000.

The original bridge across Riverfront Parkway featured a clear glass for the braver travelers as well as a line of opaque glass.

The bridge shimmered with color when lit up at night.

However, the glass panels often broke, and the replacement sections were expense.

City officials never knew exactly what caused the panels to crack so often. Vandalism was suspected in some or many cases.

Ross Glass & Aluminum of Chattanooga won the bid for the 74 new "stainless steel profile bar grate" panels.

Fifty percent of the walking surface will be coated with SlipNot (fade pattern).


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