A striking pedestrian bridge across the Cornelis Bruijnzeelweg marks the starting point of the southern ring road in Zaanstad. The new bridge constitutes the missing link between the Butterfly Bridge in Zaanstad and the Hoogtij Bridge in Westzaan, both previously designed by Royal HaskoningDHV.

Pedestrian Bridge Zuidelijke Randweg | Royal Hadkoning DHV

Pedestrian Bridge Zuidelijke Randweg | Royal HaskoningDHV

Although the three arched bridges display similarity in shape and colour, the newest design distinguishes itself with a curved footpath that is balanced by the reclining arch

Pedestrian Bridge Zuidelijke Randweg | Royal HaskoningDHV

ClientMunicipality of ZaanstadPeriod2006-2011
LocationZaanstad, The NetherlandsServicesArchitecture, structural design, projectmanagement
Scope75 metre length, 2,5 metre widthTeamJoris Smits, René Rijkers