Santa Monica State Beach on the north side of the pier is separated from the city by the palisades (an ocean bluff) and the Pacific Coast Highway. A series of bridges, walkways and stairs provide access to the beach. One doesn’t have to face heavy traffic on Pacific Coast Hwy. 1, but can cross over from Ocean Blvd. to the Santa Monica Pier and beaches via a walking bridge.
Tag Archives: Bridge
The Curve of the Linn Cove Viaduct
This award-winning complex concrete bridge (Linn Cove Viaduct) is a symbol of pride to landscape architects and engineers for its marriage of beauty with utility and habitat protection.
Monochrome – Leading Lines
The leading lines of this pedestrian bridge makes it more interesting in monochrome
Bridge to the Snow
A vivid, red, bridge over a partially frozen pond leads to a snow covered golf green at Player’s Ridge Golf Course, Hickory, North Carolina
A Bridge Standing Out
A red bridge over a partially frozen pond stands out in the snow at Player’s Ridge Golf Course, Hickory, North Carolina
Bridge over Little Tennessee River
A wooden bridge over Little Tennessee River in Franklin, North Carolina. Meandering for five miles through some of the most beautiful natural landscape in Franklin, the Little Tennessee River Greenway is a community recreational green space. A long stretch of uninhabited land along the river has been beautifully utilized to provide a scenic walkway through several natural habitats including wetlands, pastures and upland woods.
Driving Over the Bridge at Sunset
The sun sets over the bridge at Lake Hickory, North Carolina; lighting up the clouds and water in a golden glow
Ravenel Bridge on Charleston Harbor
We end our series on images from Isle of Palms, Mt. Pleasant and Sullivan’s Island areas of South Carolina with a view of the Ravenel Bridge across the ocean
Framing Ravenel Bridge
A framed view of Ravenel Bridge, Charleston, from the gazebo on Shem Creek boardwalk in Mt. Pleasant, south Carolina
Ravenel Bridge from Fort Moultrie
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, seen from Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina, connects Charleston with Mount Pleasant across the Cooper River.
Ravenel Bridge Above the Swamp
A view of Ravenel Bridge in Charleston over the marsh from Shem Creek boardwalk in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Light Glow on the Bridge
We end this series of images with light glow on a bridge along the river walk in Greenville, South Carolina
A Bend in the Bridge
The bridge’s uniquely curved deck spans 355 feet across the Reedy River, offering spectacular views of Reedy River Falls and the vast gardens of Falls Park. Since its completion in 2004, the Liberty Bridge has become Greenville’s most recognizable landmark and a unique symbol of the city’s downtown revitalization efforts.
A Bridge to View the Falls
The Liberty Bridge- 345 ft. long, 12 ft. wide and with a concrete reinforced deck supported by a single suspension cable- is like nothing else in the US. Spanning the Reedy River in Greenville, this structure overlooks the local waterfall and the gardens at Falls Park.
Bridge Over Savannah River
We end our series on bridges with a post sunset view of Talmadge Memorial Bridge over Savannah River
Sunset at Robert E. Lee Bridge Richmond
The Robert E. Lee Memorial Bridge in Richmond, Virginia carries U.S. Route 1 and U.S. Route 301 across the James River at the Fall Line. The city acquired the original bridge from Richmond Bridge Corp in 1933, and it was named the James River Bridge but was later renamed for the Confederate general.
Bridge Silhouette at Sunset
A colorful sunset sky creates a striking silhouette of an old railroad bridge in Santa Clarita, California
An Essential Bridge
Not iconic but still an essential bridge to go from the pier to the fishing dock at sunset in Estero, Florida
New River Gorge Bridge – West Virginia
The New River Gorge Bridge is a steel arch bridge 3,030 feet long over the New River Gorge near Fayetteville, West Virginia. It is currently the longest single-span steel arch bridge in the United States and the third highest bridge in the country.
Mannon C. Gore Bridge – Sunset Beach
The Mannon C. Gore Bridge, Sunset Beach, North Carolina is the only bridge that connects the main land to the island. This bridge replaced the pontoon swing bridge that was in place from 1958-2010.