KEO International Consultants’ infrastructure division and its allied practice for master planning, urban design and landscape architecture, InSite, have announced the completion of a pedestrian bridge at Bluewaters Island, Dubai.
KEO and InSite team worked closely in collaborating with Besix to deliver this 77-meter span box-girder bridge project.
KEO is the Engineer of Record on the project and handled responsibilities such as performing a third party check for the bridge design, designing MEP electrical and drainage systems as well as designing landscaping and maritime signage for the project.
Chris Fannin, managing director of InSite said: “KEO and InSite are proud be involved as part of the design team for this exciting structure, fulfilling the roles of Engineer of Record, third party reviewer and landscape architects. This remarkable project is a culmination of great team effort and collaboration with GRID-Portugal and Besix Group. At InSite, we are committed to offering our clients unparalleled urban design, master planning and landscape architecture services and contributing to transformational projects in the region such as the Bluewaters.”
The total length of the pedestrian journey, from one end to the other is approximately 265 meters via the InSite-designed boardwalk. The bridge links two destinations, namely The Beach opposite JBR and Bluewaters.
KEO stated that the bridge will open to the public soon.