As our cities are putting more emphasis on walking and cycling, they are building more footbridges. I am told bridges are often a lot cheaper to build than tunnels. Also, I would have thought people feel safer crossing an open bridge than entering a long subway.
Three ways to light a footbridge
River crossings can be beautiful at night and some of Britain’s most famous landmarks are bridges. As such, they need special attention when designing the lighting – and here are three ways to do it. All have their pros and cons, and they depend on other factors such as the way the bridge is built, its dimensions and its location.