Monumental Makeover

by Robert L. Reid, Senior Editor, Features Manager; ASCE, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2019, Vol. 89, Issue 5, Pg. 42-49,82-82


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: Visitors to St Louis's iconic Gateway Arch can now enjoy an even more monumental experience, thanks to an expanded underground museum with a new glazed entrance. The $380-million project also features a land bridge that spans an interstate highway to better link the city's downtown with the arch grounds; other pedestrian and vehicular access improvements; and an uplifting flood protection effort along the riverfront.

Subject Headings: Arch bridges | Highway bridges | Public buildings | Project management | Bridge management | Foot bridges | Highways and roads | Urban areas

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