Tag Archive: Tulsa Route 66 Bridges

Tulsa Medallions: Heritage through Art

The balcony at the end of the I-244 overlook, seen above, provides a viewing platform over the Arkansas River and to the historic Route 66 11th Street Bridge below. The open side curves… Continue reading

Tulsa Overlook Process Development

At the I-244 Bridge project over the Arkansas River in Tulsa, OK, a pedestrian overlook placed under the second bridge allows for viewing the river and the historic Route 66 11th Street Bridge. We… Continue reading

Tulsa I-244 Pedestrian Bridge: MSE Formliner Patterns

The pedestrian bridge crossing the Arkansas River in Tulsa has a series of concrete retaining walls associated with it. These walls are made of MSE precast panels. These panels have surface relief patterns… Continue reading

Evolution of Process, Part 2: Current Practice

We specialize in collaborative design for communities. This means we often work on design teams for large-scale projects.  These teams include engineers, architects, landscape architects, and public art coordinators. Being able to communicate… Continue reading

Tulsa I-244 Pedestrian Bridge: Aesthetic Design Scheme

After refining the structure of the pedestrian bridge below the I-244 Crossing in Tulsa, we proposed a series of preliminary aesthetic design elements. We studied the bridge and determined which areas could be… Continue reading

Tulsa I-244 Pedestrian Bridge: Evolution of a Form

I-244 crosses the Arkansas River in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on the path of historic Route 66. The crossing is being rebuilt with large, multi-modal bridges that include pedestrian paths. This first bridge will have… Continue reading

Digital Design

Our designs often incorporate surface relief, texture and patterning achieved through concrete formwork. Previously this was done through placement of hand carved or natural stone elements. As technology advances, more and more of… Continue reading