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alexander bridge
larkspur, california

  • Alexander Bridge
  • Alexander Bridge

The Alexander Bridge in Larkspur, California represents one of three sister bridges that MacDonald Architects is designing in collaboration with Parsons Brinkerhoff and the City of Larkspur, California. The other two bridges are the Bon Air Bridge and the Doherty Bridge

The city has elected to retrofit the existing old bridge due to its historical significance. Built in 1925, the Alexander Bridge was originally a railroad overhead bridge that had steep approaching profile grades to secure railroad clearance. Since then, the railroad operation has been terminated and the right of way below the new bridge is now a pedestrian and bicycle path.

Although the bridge has a relatively low volume of usage, it stands as an important community link and the new retrofitted bridge will increase the level of use among local members of the community.