Double-Curved Pedestrian Bridge to Shorten Utah Valley University Commute

Construction is under way on a pedestrian bridge in Orem, Utah that will save commuters to a local university up to 25 minutes in walking time between a nearby rail station and a campus isolated by a highway and several rail lines.

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Orem City Mayor Richard Brunst praised the new Utah Valley University pedestrian bridge at the June 14 groundbreaking ceremony at the Orem Intermodal Transit Center.

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The Utah Valley Pedestrian Bridge will be the world’s first curved inverted Fink truss.

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The pedestrian bridge will provide a time-saving connection between the UTA FrontRunner rail station and the Utah Valley University campus.