American journalist Diane Daniels has interviewed some of our senior designers about the iconic bridges they have recently designed and seen completed. The first of those interviews has now been published right here on our website. It’s focus is on the Rijswijk swing bridge and you can find it on the project page.
Senior designer and project leader Adriaan Kok is currently overseas, touring the US and Canada. Until the end of January, he will be sharing our expertise, having discussions about bicycle infrastructure, placemaking and bridge design and interacting with a wide variety of professionals ranging from top-level management, architects and bridge designers to bicycle advocates.
The tour includes visits to Marin, Oakland, Indianapolis, Saint Louis, Richmond and Boston and concludes in Toronto, Canada.
Want to see more of our projects? We have now added a videos page to our website. It contains all our project videos and can be found here. Enjoy!
The Europalaan bridge in Beek near the Dutch city of Maastricht has recently been completed. The 54 meters long steel bicycle bridge is slender and sleek and meanders through the landscape like a silvery white snake. More info and pictures on the project page.
We have asked Beeldtaal film makers to capture the Nigtevecht bicycle bridge on video. The result is now online and can be watched here: https://vimeo.com/288509274
We have been commissioned by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to develop the architectural design of all bridges required for the LA River Bike Path Gap Closure project. Jacobs Engineering Group and Alta Planning + Design will deliver the project in collaboration with us! We will design all bridge-like structures needed along the new bicycle path.
The Los Angeles River Bike Path Gap Closure Project entails design and construction of a bike path along an eight-mile stretch of the Los Angeles River (River) from Elysian Valley through Downtown Los Angeles to the City of Vernon, closing the longest remaining continuous gap in the Los Angeles River Bike Path.
The project will enhance mobility, provide commute options and access to employment hubs and high-quality transit lines, and provide a safer, more comfortable environment for people biking and walking. When completed, the LA River Path will offer a 32-mile continuous active transportation corridor connecting Long Beach to the San Fernando Valley.
The project is one of the city’s 28 infrastructure projects to be completed before the 2028 Olympics. It is scheduled to break ground in 2023 and complete in 2027.
The impressive Nigtevecht bicycle bridge has been completed and is now in use. On September 7th, the entire project (which also entails a wildlife connection) will be officially opened. We are very pleased with the final result, as are all parties involved. Check out the latest pictures and find out more about the project by visiting our project page.
Our very own senior designer and project leader Ivo Mulders will be speaking at the 2018 VeloCity conference in Brazil next month. The conference itself will be held from June 12th until June 15th, Ivo’s lecture is scheduled for the first day at 14:00 (Infrastructure – Small vs Big City Design). It’s a jam-packed programme, and a must for all of you involved in bicycle infrastructure. Plus, it’s a great chance to catch up or meet with Ivo… See you there!
It’s official: we now have an international branch, ipv Delft international! The new branch will make it easier for us and our international clients to work together the world over. And yes, ipv Delft international is open for business, so do not hesitate to contact us if you are interested in working with us on creating great-looking, well-functioning bicycle bridges or infrastructure!
The build of Nigtevecht bicycle bridge is nearing its final stages. Last weekend, the steel arch bridge spanning 104 meter was put into place during a spectacular night time event. The concrete approach spans have been constructed over the past year and the bridge is now set to be completed this summer. For more info or photos, visit the project page. A video of the night time event can be found on the building contractors Facebook page.