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Bridgeworks

I live in the Hudson Highlands of New York state.  Two historic bridges span our revered Hudson River between Poughkeepsie and Highland.

The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge is a graceful art deco design that is a delight to transverse and observe from afar.

Walkway Over the Hudson, the newest of the New York State Parks, is a study in linear and geometric forms.  A restored 19th century railroad bridge, the Walkway is 212 feet tall and 1.28 miles long – in fact, the longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world.  The structure of this bridge and the cast shadows of the iron work on the river is a constant source of fascination and inspiration to me.