Tempe Town Lake Pedestrian Bridge

New Bridge Installed Over Tempe Town Lake Dam

One Oct. 18, 2011, the new Tempe Town Lake Pedestrian bridge opened, connecting the north and south shores of Tempe Town Lake.  The bridge consists of 4 spans, each measuring 228 feet, weighing 165,000 lbs.  The bridge protects the bladders of the dam from the sun and contains a built-in sprinkler system to cool the bladders when needed.   This was the point of contention when one of the bladders failed on July 20, 2010, that the maintenance had been inadequate. The picture to the left was taken just days after the dam failed and sent over 750 million gallons of water down the Salt River.  The lake was dry for 3 months before the dam was repaired and the lake refilled in October 2010.

Tempe Town Lake serves walkers, joggers and cyclists

The bridge cost $5.1 million with the majority coming from federal funds.  It measures 12 feet wide and 34 feet high and is suspended by 32 cables.  Tempe Town Lake is one of the state’s most visited man-made attractions. When I visited the bridge, there were joggers, skateboarders, bicyclists, and pedestrians taking advantage of an evening walk.  The pedestrian bridge is another amenity that contributes to the Tempe Town Lake experience.

Satellite View of Tempe Town Lake Bridge

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$765,000 :: 120 E RIO SALADO Parkway #602, Tempe AZ, 85281

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2 beds, 2 baths
Home size: 1,495 sq ft
Lot Size: 1,307 sq ft
Added: 07/10/19, Last Updated: 11/19/19
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 5950376
Community: EDGEWATER
Tract: EDGEWATER
Status: Active


URBAN WATERFRONT LIVING IN TEMPE! Exclusive 2BD/2BA FULLY-FURNISHED Edgewater Hayden Ferry condo w/scenic views showcasing Tempe Town Lake & Mill Ave Bridge. This location delivers! Walk to Sun Devil Stadium, Light Rail, Tempe Beach Park, Mill Ave shops, restaurants & nightlife! Outdoor recreation offers miles of multi-use paths for running/biking, lake rowing & hiking! This modern condo features a kitchen w/granite counter tops, SS appliances & pantry. Mstr bedroom w/access to a private balcony. En suite mstr bath has walk-in closet, soaking tub & shower. Split bdrm has separate full bath. May have up to 2 household pets. Amenities include gated undergrnd prking, pool/spa, outdoor kitchen, recreation area, meeting rm, concierge & more! Welcome to resort-style living in the heart of Tempe!

Listed with Keller Williams Realty East Valley


Brought to you by Gordon Baker, Remax Alliance Group. Call me today at 480-326-8571, or visit my website at www.myhomeinaz.com/!


$324,900 :: 120 E RIO SALADO Parkway #306, Tempe AZ, 85281

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1 bed, 1.5 baths
Home size: 1,166 sq ft
Lot Size: 1,307 sq ft
Added: 01/01/19, Last Updated: 02/22/19
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 5861712
Community: Edgewater at Hayden Ferry
Tract: Edgewater at Hayden Ferry
The price of this listing was last increased on 2/22/2019 by 3%
Status: Active


Stunning condo located on Tempe Town Lake, walk to all the action on Mill Street, views of the Buttes, Mountains, Mill Ave Bridge and Tempe Town Lake. Enormous kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances. Spacious open floor-plan with large master bedroom, walk in closets with built-ins and large master bathroom with double sinks, separate soaking tub and shower. Large 100+ Sqft balcony offers views of town lake and Tempe Buttes, Camelback & Squaw Peak. Location is key as this is close to Spring Training Games, Theaters, Tempe Beach Park, Mill Ave, Tempe Arts Center, Shopping, Festivals, Hiking and ASU

Listed with RE/MAX Fine Properties


Brought to you by Gordon Baker, Remax Alliance Group. Call me today at 480-326-8571, or visit my website at www.myhomeinaz.com/!


 

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