Millennium Park - BP Bridge Facts and Figures

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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

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