A bridge that shows how far Calgary has come. Internationally known it’s Architect Santiago Calatrava is well known and award winning. The Peace Bridge has been nominated for a number of awards and even won the 2014 National Steel Design Award of Excellence.
The Steel Structure Peace Bridge Cost $25 million dollars to complete.
The Bridge was completely open in march of 2012, it was suppose to be complete up and running by the fall of 2010.
The Peace Bridge is the only Pedestrian bridge with a bicycle lane right through the middle. The double helix structure lights up at night to custom made light strips and in ground LEDs.
the commuter bridge has an expected 6000 pedestrians a day and is visited by a number of tourists and locals.
This bridge also just brings things to prospective for many at how far the City of Calgary has come.