Mary Avenue Bridge

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Mary Avenue Bridge
Mary Ave Bridge.jpg
Coordinates 37°20′0.2″N 122°3′2″W / 37.333389°N 122.05056°W / 37.333389; -122.05056 (Mary Avenue Bridge)Coordinates: 37°20′0.2″N 122°3′2″W / 37.333389°N 122.05056°W / 37.333389; -122.05056 (Mary Avenue Bridge)
Carries bicycles and pedestrians
Crosses Interstate 280 (California)
Locale Cupertino, California
Official name Don Burnett Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge
Characteristics
Design Cable-stayed bridge
Material steel[1]
Total length 503 ft (153.3 m)[1]
Height 79.9 ft (24.4 m)
Longest span 325 ft (99.1 m)[1]
No. of spans 3[1]
History
Designer HNTB Corp, architect Terry Greene[1]
Construction start February 1, 2008 (2008-02)[2]
Construction end November 17, 2008 (2008-11-18)
Opened April 30, 2009; 8 years ago (2009-04-30)[3]
Mary Avenue Bridge is located in San Jose, California
Mary Avenue Bridge
Mary Avenue Bridge
Location in San Jose, California
Mary Avenue Bridge is located in San Francisco Bay Area
Mary Avenue Bridge
Mary Avenue Bridge
Location in San Jose, California
Mary Avenue Bridge is located in California
Mary Avenue Bridge
Mary Avenue Bridge
Location in San Jose, California

The Mary Avenue Bridge, renamed to the Don Burnett Bicycle-Pedestrian Bridge on July 19, 2011[4] is a cable-stayed bridge over Interstate 280 (California) in Cupertino, California carrying bicycle and pedestrian traffic. North of I-280, Mary Avenue ends in a parking lot and drop-off area for Homestead High School. Bicyclists and pedestrians may cross I-280 using the bridge; Mary Avenue continues south of the highway.

At night the bridge is lit up and is a beautiful sight for those driving on or crossing Interstate 280.

The address for the southern entrance to the bridge is 10655 Mary Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014-1355.

The address for the northern entrance to the bridge is 882–890 W Homestead Rd, Sunnyvale, CA 94087.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Swinerton Management & Consulting (December 2009). "Mary Avenue Bicycle Footbridge". ENRCalifornia. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Mary Avenue Bicycle Footbridge". City of Cupertino. Archived from the original on 4 August 2009. Retrieved 3 May 2017. 
  3. ^ Fritz, Yokota (1 May 2009). "Mary Avenue bridge opening photos". cycleliciou.us. Retrieved 3 May 2017. 
  4. ^ "Plaque at Don Burnett Bicycle-Pedestrian Bridge". City of Cupertino. 31 October 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2017. 

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