University of Memphis pedestrian bridge takes shape

By Updated: May 14, 2019 8:31 AM CT | Published: March 26, 2019 3:51 PM CT
<strong>Alvin Griggs, a general contractor for Flintco., cleans up a job site with co-workers on top of the new pedestrian bridge over Southern Ave. on the University of Memphis campus. The $33 million project which includes a bridge, parking garage, walking paths, and an outdoor amphitheatre is set to be finished for the 2019 fall semester.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Alvin Griggs, a general contractor for Flintco., cleans up a job site with co-workers on top of the new pedestrian bridge over Southern Ave. on the University of Memphis campus. The $33 million project which includes a bridge, parking garage, walking paths, and an outdoor amphitheatre is set to be finished for the 2019 fall semester. (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Cables have been installed for the University of Memphis’ soaring, pedestrian bridge over railroad tracks and streets. 

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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