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Millennium Park - BP Bridge Facts and Figures

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Learn about BP Bridge's architect and other interesting facts below. 

A runner crosses the BP Bridge in Millennium Park.

SCHEDULE

Design Commencement – June 1999
Completion – July 2004

SIZE

925 feet

DESCRIPTION

The BP Bridge is the first-ever Gehry-designed bridge in the world spanning Columbus Drive, linking Millennium Park to the Daley Bicentennial Plaza and the entire lakefront park system.

OWNER

City of Chicago

ARCHITECT

Gehry Partners, LLP
Los Angeles, California

ARCHITECTURAL TEAM

Frank Gehry, Design Partner
Craig Webb, Project Designer


PROJECT TEAM

Reza Bagherzadeh, Chris Banks, Saffet Bekiroglu, Tom Besai, Manoucher Eslami, James Jackson, Leigh Jerrard, Kurt Komraus, Jason Luk, David May, Chris Mazzier, Frank Medrano, Sy Melgazo, Napolean Merana, Chris Mercier, Julianna Morais, Diego Petrate, Birgit Schneider, Tensho Takemori, Karen Tom, Scott Uriu, Adam Wheeler


PROJECT MANAGEMENT

U.S. Equities Development
Chicago, Illinois


STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

OWP/P Architects
Chicago, Illinois

MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

McDonough Associates
Chicago, Illinois


CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

URS Construction Services
Chicago, Illinois


CONTRACTOR

Walsh Construction
Chicago, Illinois