Video Tour: Gold Line Bridge Unveiled

Take a look at the now-complete Gold Line bridge across the 210 Freeway.

Gold Line Construction Authority officials unveiled the new bridge across the 210 Freeway in Arcadia on Wednesday. The media got a special sneak preview of the bridge, while the public will be invited to a ceremony Saturday at 10 a.m. at Newcastle Park at 101 W. Colorado Blvd. in Arcadia.

Jessica Hamlin December 12, 2012 at 10:21 PM
I passed this today and it was great to see it come together after all this time and work. On another note, I've never heard a bridge described as, "sensuous."
Michelle Medina December 13, 2012 at 12:10 AM
Yes, bizarre description
imir8atu December 13, 2012 at 01:25 AM
i love it well done everyone you should be proud of this work each and everyone that brought us this wonderful work of art
MellowMaverick December 13, 2012 at 02:48 AM
Yes. yes.it's very nice.Enough self-congratulatory euphoria. Get the job done. Get the Gold Line to San Bernardino. Then we'll party!
Terry December 13, 2012 at 03:28 AM
It's important that the bridge is done on time because the bridge and the rail line are considered as two separate projects (to avoid hauling the whole entire project completely by lawsuits--like a year ago, Mr. Brokate could have only hauled rail construction and not the bridge construction). Metro can't start work on any substantial rail construction until the bridge is finished. Now that the bridge is officially done, there is something to celebrate about, because now the real meat of the rail construction can start.
MellowMaverick December 13, 2012 at 03:31 AM
Good. The sooner the better :)
ROBERT E. FISHBACK December 13, 2012 at 03:35 AM
The next time I am out there, I must see what a sensuous bridge looks like. Also, one person says he likes it "Well Done" Is this bridge made of meat ?
ROBERT E. FISHBACK December 13, 2012 at 04:14 AM
That bridge is more distractive than a cell phone. Maybe the architect's slogan was half an ass is better than no ass at all. It is an invitation to grafitti painters. But, it is cute.
Craig Bushey December 13, 2012 at 02:52 PM
Beautiful. Reminds me of projects this country/state were capable of producing in years past. As far as graffiti, this bridge cost so much to build, it would be worth hiring snipers to stand by, just in case.
ROBERT E. FISHBACK December 13, 2012 at 03:49 PM
Craig: I am sorry for my remark re architect..it is a great piece of art...sort of like art deco back in the 20's. Your sniper idea is unique...
ART FRYE December 13, 2012 at 06:49 PM
Yet another distraction for drivers. Money we do not have, wasted.
ROBERT E. FISHBACK December 13, 2012 at 07:03 PM
something like that, Art...
PaulC December 14, 2012 at 12:11 AM
Yes, isn't it great, a new bridge was built where before a perfectly good rail bridge stood.
ROBERT E. FISHBACK December 14, 2012 at 12:48 AM
PaulC This is what is killing America.....graft..pork barrel ....Looks like a pretty expensive bridge to repair if a semi plows into one of those colomns...b
LocalGuy December 14, 2012 at 01:54 AM
They built a new bridge because the old bridge was structurally unsafe after the northridge earthquake.
LocalGuy December 14, 2012 at 01:58 AM
They built the bridge so that it would be secure from something like that and from earthquakes and so it could hold trains that ride over it. Also almost all of the money came from Measure R. The LA county 1/2 cent sales tax. Probably only a little came from federal funds.
ROBERT E. FISHBACK December 14, 2012 at 02:52 AM
I only open my mouth to change feet....thanks..b


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