Mary Avenue Bridge

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Mary Avenue Bridge
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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
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]
Designer HNTB Corp, architect Terry Greene[1]
Construction begin 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 California
Mary Avenue Bridge

The Mary Avenue Bridge, also called the Don Burnett Bicycle-Pedestrian Bridge, is a cable-stayed bridge over Interstate 280 (California) in Cupertino, California carrying bicycle and pedestrian traffic. North of I-280, Mary Avenue ends as 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.

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