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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$625,000 :: 120 E RIO SALADO Parkway #205, Tempe AZ, 85281

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2 beds, 2 baths
Home size: 1,906 sq ft
Lot Size: 1,743 sq ft
Added: 09/10/21, Last Updated: 09/10/21
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 6291773
Community: EDGEWATER HAYDEN FERRY LAKESIDE CONDO
Tract: EDGEWATER HAYDEN FERRY LAKESIDE CONDO
Status: Active


Welcome to resort living at it's finest in the heart of Tempe's ASU campus, Mill Ave and 5 minute drive to Sky Harbor Airport and 10 minutes from Old Town Scottsdale. 2 bed 2 bath second floor unit with western sun exposure is just under 1900 sq feet. This great room floor plan flows nicely with open kitchen concept with ample granite counters (and island) with extra space allowing for dining table. Plenty of cabinets and good sized pantry. 18x18 great room has fireplace and floor to ceiling windows for maximum natural light. Split master also w/large windows, 2 closets & additional space to be used for sitting area if desired. Bathroom has separate tub/shower, private toilet room & dual vanities. 2nd bedroom and bath are split from the master. Community features include - gorgeous outdoor

Listed with Realty ONE Group


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$800,000 :: 120 E RIO SALADO Parkway #702, Tempe AZ, 85281

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2 beds, 2.5 baths
Home size: 2,204 sq ft
Lot Size: 2,178 sq ft
Added: 05/27/21, Last Updated: 09/08/21
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 6242548
Community: EDGEWATER HAYDEN FERRY LAKESIDE CONDO AMD
Tract: EDGEWATER HAYDEN FERRY LAKESIDE CONDO AMD
The price of this listing was last reduced on 9/8/2021 by 8%
Status: Active


This top floor corner waterfront condo with panoramic views awaits you. Open and bright floorplan with 2 bedrooms plus office. Eat-in kitchen with granite countertops, matching appliances, and pantry. Living room features the most stunning views, cozy fireplace, and access to spacious balcony. Large home office with built in cabinetry. Master bedroom with 2nd balcony to take in all of the views. Master bath with dual sinks, walk-in shower, jetted tub, and walk-in closet with custom built-ins. Resort style amenities include rec room, gym, conference center, pool, hot tub and private access to Tempe Town Lake. Includes 3 underground garage spaces and a 100 sq/ft locked storage unit.

Listed with Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty


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$600,000 :: 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: 07/15/21, Last Updated: 07/28/21
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 6264818
Community: EDGEWATER HAYDEN FERRY
Tract: EDGEWATER HAYDEN FERRY
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


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$799,000 :: 945 E PLAYA DEL NORTE Drive #2001, Tempe AZ, 85281

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3 beds, 3 baths
Home size: 1,972 sq ft
Lot Size: 1,743 sq ft
Added: 08/08/21, Last Updated: 08/08/21
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 6276296
Community: NORTHSHORE CONDOMINIUM
Tract: NORTHSHORE CONDOMINIUM
Status: Active


Looking for Luxury, Security, Lakeside, Light Urban Living? Look NO further~ Rare opportunity to own this 3 bed 3 bath CONDO overlooking Tempe Town Lake~''A'' Mountain~ASU Football Stadium. This Open Floorplan seamlessly blends the kitchen, dining and living spaces for an ET's Paradise~Surrounded by sunbathed windows~Enjoy incredible city lights & lake views from every window~Notice the gas fireplace in the great room & the ability to share indoor/outdoor feel just by opening the patio door off the kitchen~Sleek kitchen design, with gold accents, ALL NEW top of the line SMART Samsung appliances with black stainless steel finish~resistant to smudges and fingerprints~Gas Double door Dual Fuel Range~Convection Oven/Microwave~BOSCH dishwasher~Refinished Black Solid Alder cabinetry~click MORE

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