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Monday, March 18, 2019

Orlando's new pedestrian bridge on West Colonial Drive is now open

Posted By on Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 12:28 PM

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The new pedestrian overpass bridge on West Colonial Drive is now open.

The quarter-mile pedestrian bridge crosses the Colonial Drive area just east of Interstate 4, before reaching North Orange Avenue. City officials have said the bridge will "help provide a safe connection from the Downtown core to the north, providing critical links between the Orlando Urban Trail and Gertrude's Walk, SunRail and LYNX Central Station."



The entire bridge cost nearly $10 million, with most of the funds ($9.2 million) coming from the Florida Department of Transportation.


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