Opinion: The importance of bridges

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 22, 2021 11:47 AM CT | Published: June 18, 2021 7:32 AM CT
Dan Conaway
Daily Memphian

Dan Conaway

Dan Conaway is a lifelong Memphian, fascinated and frustrated with his city, but still in love. A columnist since 2010, his distinguished advertising career has branded ribs in the Rendezvous and ducks in The Peabody, pandas in the zoo and Grizzlies in the NBA. Stories in Memphis tend to write themselves. He’s helped a few along. Two book collections of his columns have been published.

Bridges are magic. They connect, enable, overcome, elevate. They make big things possible when they weren’t before. They make it reachable for the many rather than the few, doable, accessible. 


Hernando DeSoto Bridge I-40


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