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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$575,500 :: 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: 01/19/22
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 6291773
The price of this listing was last reduced on 1/19/2022 by 1%
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

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