Facts about the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge

What is the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge?
The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is one of three vehicular bridges being built as part of the Trinity River Corridor Project. The two signature bridges designed by renowned Spanish architect, engineer and artist Santiago Calatrava include the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge and the IH-30 - Margaret McDermott Bridge. The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is the first Calatrava vehicular bridge in the United States and its riveting beauty complements the spirit and growth of the Dallas.
Where is the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge located?
The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is located beside the Continental Avenue Bridge and it represents the first seamless connection between West Dallas and Woodall Rodgers Freeway, downtown Dallas and points beyond in the north. Commuters will cross the Trinity River and may choose to connect with Woodall Rodgers, Riverfront Boulevard and IH-35.?
How many miles or acres does the job cover?
.366 miles / 6.0 acres
What's the cost of the project?
Total cost is approximately $120 million. The construction contract for the signature span and approaches inside the levees was awarded for $69.7 million. The construction contract for the approach spans outside the levee was awarded for $50 million.
When did the project start? The completion date?
Start 6/14/07 and the completion date is March 2012 with the opening festivities scheduled for March 2-4, 2012. Visit mhhbridgecelebration.com for more details regarding the opening.
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