North Taft Avenue Bridge Railings Project
Summary: Fabrication and installation of art work to to placed on the proposed railings of the new structure. Design must be considered safe for the traveling public and should not create snagging points or obstacles that would be considered dangerous if vehicles, cyclists, or pedestrians impact parapet. Art work can be attached by utilizing the proposed railing or the base plates which anchors the railing to the concrete parapet.
Deadline: March 3, 2016
How to apply: via CaFÉ
Eligibility Requirements: Artist must have completed other Public Art projects
Special Notes: The site is urban in nature with sidewalks on both sides and heavily traveled with approximately 20,000 vehicles utilizing the structure every day. The proposed bridge will be 33′ long and 92′ wide (four travel lanes, center turn lane, 2 bike lanes and 2 sidewalks) with a barrier on each side composed of the concrete parapet and steel railing which is a total of 3’6″ high. The main railings will be constructed of galvanized 2″ steel tubes with a vertical 2″ tube every 5′ to connect to concrete parapet. The steel railing can be detached for off-site work.
FINALISTS WILL HAVE THREE WEEKS TO PREPARE A PROPOSAL, FOR WHICH A $500 STIPEND WILL BE PROVIDED POST-PRESENTATION.
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