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Calatrava's "Sundial Bridge" Opens In Redding, California


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Santiago Calatrava’s $23.5-million “Sundial Bridge” opened in Redding, California on July 4 weekend. The gleaming white cable-stayed pedestrian bridge, paved with translucent glass and veined granite, spans 700 feet across the Sacramento River. It has a single 217-foot-tall pylon that leans back at a 42-degree angle, creating an upward sweep that supports the bridge deck. The eye-catching structure is drawing record numbers to this normally sleepy town (population 84,000). “It’s having a huge effect,” says tourism director Angela Byrd. “From what I’ve seen there haven’t been less than 100 people on that bridge since the day we opened it.”

Sam Lubell and Tony Illia

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