Title: Diamondback Bridge, Simon Donovan (2002)
Location: Broadway & Euclid (Approx).
The Diamondback Bridge glides over Broadway Blvd., not only allowing
walkers to cross safely from one side to the other, but to have fun
doing it. Eventually, it'll be part of a walking/biking path
slithering right into the heart of Tucson. Until then, it's just cool
to drive under on the way to or from downtown. There's also a special
surprise that awaits all crossers. Bzzz.
This has got to be the coolest piece of public art in Tucson! I
love it. It's imaginative, it's evocative of the Southwest, and
it's useful, to boot. This bridge is a must-see for any
out-of-town visitor, and for any Tusconan who hasn't yet sauntered
across it, high above Broadway's traffic. My fellow writer is
correct: the Diamondback Bridge is
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