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12th Annual Photo Contest

2023 Topic:  Pedestrian Bridges from around the world

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all who submitted photos!


Top 10 Bridge Name, Location, Photographer

US 29 Pedestrian Bridge; US 29 – Villages of Oakland Mills and Town Center Columbia; Submitted by: Laura Magoon

“Fascinating image of light and shadow”


Capital Cascades Connector Bridge; Tallahassee, Florida, over S. Monroe Street; Submitted by: Adam Cohen

“Great use of perspective and lighting”


North Bank Bridge; The North Bank Bridge is a pedestrian walkway under the cable stayed Zakim Bridge in Boston. Spanning 690 feet, it crosses the MBTA rail tracks; Submitted by: Damian Silverstrim

“great capture of shadow and light illuminating a novel, latticed structural form”


Trestle Trail; Des Moines, Iowa Submitted by: Richard Cochrane

“Great view and perspective since view conveys movement with the steel overhead.”


Kinzua Skywalk; Kinzua State Park; Submitted by: Brandon Lankey

“One may be saddened by the setting, yet portions of the iconic and majestic structure endure


Umtanum Suspension Bridge; Trail Bridge crossing of the Yakima River, Washington; Submitted by: Michael Roberts

“Great use of perspective and lighting.”


Pasarela de Arganzuela; Manzanares, Madrid, Spain; Submitted by: Dennis Smith

“Fascinating visual perspective”


Manting Imperial Garden; Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China; Submitted by: Xiyu Li

“a timeless treasure captured in striking lighting”


Southside Hot Metal Bridge – Trail Bridge; Great Allegheny Passage; Submitted by: Stephen Shanley

“Delightful illustration of the center of perspectivity”


Canal Place, Cumberland, MD; Hiker-Biker Trail over C&O Canal; Submitted by: Michael Good

“a tranquil setting and timeless image when captured in black and white”