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Innovative Approaches to Preserving Historical Infrastructure

  • 1.  Innovative Approaches to Preserving Historical Infrastructure

    Posted 06-09-2023 01:09 PM

    Historical infrastructure often faces the threat of demolition or neglect, but on occasion, creative ways are found to preserve and repurpose these structures.

    One example of this that I have heard of locally to me is the Schuylkill Crossing in Philadelphia. An old swing bridge crossing the Schuylkill River is being re-purposed for part of a pedestrian path:


    ASCE even held a webinar on the project:


    Have you heard of any similar types of projects being undertaken elsewhere?

    Christopher Seigel P.E., M.ASCE
    Civil Engineer