Sunday, July 17, 2011

Sunday Bridges - New River Trail Bridges

The recent improvements to the Arkansas River Trail between East 11th Street to East 71st Street include 2 handsome bridges.  This one carries pedestrians and bicycles over the drainage channel at East 61st Street,  Another nearly identical bridge crosses Crow Creek where it empties into the Arkansas River just south of East 31st Street.  The hardy gentleman braving 104F heat was wisely drinking lots of water.

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Rune Eide said... [Reply to comment]

A quiet and peaceful photo. The bridge just invites one to a tour of pure enjoyment.

Leedslass said... [Reply to comment]

How does one walk in the 100s, never mind cycling?

Jim said... [Reply to comment]

I love the style of this bridge.
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Andy said... [Reply to comment]

That's a neat photo of neat little bridge. The temperatures are about the same in my area. I try to do my walking early in the morning.

DrillerAA said... [Reply to comment]

This bridge design has become extremely popular for short span pedestrian and bike use. They are attractive.
The cyclist may be wise to drink water, but I have to question his decision to be out in 104 degree heat in the first place.

Birdman said... [Reply to comment]

It's gonna be hot here again to day, but only 88 and humid. Not 3 digits. Whew!

Yogi♪♪♪ said... [Reply to comment]

I really like the new trails and bridges. Hard to believe that runners, walkers, cyclists all shared a narrow strip of asphalt not too long ago.

Francisca said... [Reply to comment]

It IS a handsome bridge, but with similar temps here, you wouldn't see me bicycling over it.

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

I have always loved Tulsa... I grew up close to there, and look forward to getting back there, someday.