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Caleb Heeringa, Communications Coordinator | Caleb enjoys immersing himself in the A/E/C industry and informing audiences about DCI’s contribution to state-of-the-art structural development. Preferring a conversational style, he naturally narrates the firm’s design approach and project details to professionals in other industries. With a knack for adventure, he enjoys international travel and exploring the back corners of Washington’s wilderness.

Google Kirkland Campus Bridge Construction

 

While the science and methods of modern engineering are becoming increasingly intricate and specialized, building a 215-foot pedestrian bridge isn’t really all that different than the kinds of Lego© constructions we all made as children. The scale is larger, but the fundamentals are the same: find (or make) the pieces you’ll need and fit them together step-by-step.

That’s what we took away from this footage, provided by SRM Development, of the pedestrian bridge at Google’s Kirkland campus. The bridge connects the current campus to the second phase, a 484,000-sf, two-story office complex, which is currently under construction. The footage was shot with an aerial drone, which provides a unique point of view as crews erect the steel framing and place concrete slabs. Enjoy!


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