Lullwater Bridge

Emory University - Decatur, Georgia

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Construction Images , April-May 2008

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Carroll Vogel and Marty Walz survey the site.

 

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Marty Walz positions an eco-block.

 

photo Marty Walz

Eco-blocks pile up.

 

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Austin Thompson cuts rebar components.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Austin assembles a concrete form.

 

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Austin and Marty build the rebar cage.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

The concrete cap is poured.

 

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Marty and Austin assemble suspender cables.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

A mainline is broomed for socketing.

 

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Marty pours the molten zinc into the bridge bowl.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Mallard Ducklings (Anas platyrhynchos) go pond cruising.

 

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Austin removes some rock.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Common Green Darner Dragonfly (Anax junius) on site.

 

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Carroll, Marty and Austin insert a rock anchor.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Carroll assembles the test apparatus.

 

 

photo Aaron Nelson

A Queen Snake (Regina septemvittata) in a nearby tree.

 

photo Austin Thompson

Arron and Marty set a tower leg.

 

 

photo Marty Walz

Carroll admires the handiwork.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Marty and Austin up on the legs.

 

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Austin on tower leg.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Marty and Austin install horizontals.

 

 

photo Austin Thompson

Aaron Nelson and Marty get the mainline over.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Floor beams await installation.

 

photo Marty Walz

Cherry Blossoms in the morning dew.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Carroll and Marty walk a stringer out to midspan.

 

 

photo Marty Walz

The deck is complete.

photo Aaron Nelson

Carroll, Austin and Marty install the railing.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

The locals that made it happen: Mike Pavlovich, Charlie Scott,
James Johnson, Jimmy Powell and Bob Simon.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Carroll installs the plaque.

 

photo Marty Walz

Children test out the bridge.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Ken Gilman, Austin, Marty and Aaron upon completing the bridge.

 

Bob Simon, Charlie Scott and Marty enjoy the bridge.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Underdeck view of the bridge.

 

photo Chris Porcarelli

Ceremonial walk across the bridge.

 

photo Aaron Nelson

Ken crosses the completed bridge.