American Tobacco Trail Bridge

The American Tobacco Trail pedestrian bridge takes a rails-to-trails pathway over an interstate highway in Durham, North Carolina. 


  • Durham, North Carolina, USA


  • City of Durham, North Carolina

Project Status

  • Completed in 2014


  • 2015 Grand Award North Carolina ACEC
  • National Recognition Award American Council of Engineering Companies ACEC 2015

Key Numbers

Deck Thickness
9 inches 9 inches
Length of Span Between Arch Supports
210 feet 210 feet
Length of Stressed Ribbon Deck
268 feet 268 feet
Post-tensioned Tendons
12 12