Iconic Rose Creek Bikeway and Pedestrian Bridge over San Diego’s Mission Bay Now Open
The Rose Creek Bikeway and Pedestrian Bridge, designed by T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) has opened to traffic. Under construction for a year, the $2.9M bridge– renamed the Mike Gotch Memorial Bridge after the former Mission Beach-based San Diego City Councilman–was dedicated on April 20, 2012. The project is a major enhancement to the Mission Bay bicycle and pedestrian circulation network, completing the northeast section of the bicycle and pedestrian path circling Mission Bay. This project extends the bike route eastward between Campland and Mission Bay High School, crossing Rose Creek and connecting with North Mission Bay Drive. The new bridge crossing Rose Creek has an overall length of approximately 260’ and a clear width of 14’.
BART Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project Breaks Ground
The Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project (SVBX), the 10-mile, first phase of a 16-mile Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) line extension from Fremont to Milpitas, San Jose and Santa Clara, California, had an historic groundbreaking ceremony on April 12, 2012. T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) is serving as the Joint Venture Prime Designer on the Skanska-Shimmick-Herzog Joint Venture team for Phase 1 of the $2.3 billion, BART line extension from Warm Springs to the Berryessa area of San Jose.
Hoover Dam Bypass/Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge Wins Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) announced today that the Hoover Dam Bypass/Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge project was named the winner of the 2012 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Award for superior engineering achievement from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). TYLI engineers led the design of this landmark span, which now complements one of the foremost engineering wonders of the world: Hoover Dam.
T.Y. Lin International Wins ACEC New Jersey's 2012 Engineering Excellence Award for Capturing Bayonne Bridge in 3D
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) was awarded the prestigious ACEC New Jersey 2012 Engineering Excellence “Distinguished" Award for capturing the Bayonne Bridge in 3D. TYLI provided High Definition Survey (3D laser scanning) and Building Information Modeling (BIM).
Oakland Touchdown Detour Project Completed Ahead of Schedule
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Oakland Touchdown Detour (OTD) project. As the prime design engineer, TYLI provided full services from developing the basic concept to delivering final design plans and providing construction support—all over a period of 12 months. Design was sequenced from the foundation upwards to expedite construction for the contractor.