International Bridge, Vail, Colorado

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The International Bridge is located in the center of Vail, Colorado. Aesthetics played a major role in the design of this spread box girder structure. The true superstructure of the bridge is hidden behind pre-cast spandrel panels mounted on the outside girders and faced with stone. The primary use of this bridge is pedestrian traffic, however, it is a fully-rated, HS-20 vehicular bridge and used for deliveries, emergency vehicles, and other maintenance purposes. During the winter season the bridge is the site of many skiing competition award ceremonies.

International Bridge, Vail, Colorado
Town of Vail