Interstate Highway 35 separated a rapidly growing residential area on the west from parks and schools on the east. Prior to construction, pedestrians and bicyclists were forced to cross I-35 on a narrow, high traffic volume two-lane roadway bridge that did not have a sidewalk. The pedestrian bridge is a four span 254’-6 x 10’ pretensioned, prestressed concrete beam structure with integral abutments. In addition to the bridge, the project included about 900 feet of ten-foot wide PCC trail and associated approach fills. This project was recognized by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa as the 1989-1990 winner of the Honor Award for Engineering Excellence.