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The undertaking to exchange Los Angeles’ historic sixth Avenue Bridge is effectively on its technique to actuality.

The brand new span that crosses the 101 Freeway and Los Angeles River will function 10 lighted units of arches forming a “Ribbon of Mild” alongside the viaduct.

Sundown doesn’t cease work on the sixth Avenue Bridge alternative undertaking on April 15, 2021.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Occasions)

It stretches throughout 18 units of railroad tracks in addition to a brand new 12-acre park with entry to the river, and can function 10-foot-wide bicycle lanes in each instructions.

The sixth Avenue Viaduct Substitute Undertaking replaces the unique construction in-built 1932. The brand new construction will reconnect the downtown Arts District and historic Boyle Heights.

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The $588-million undertaking is being funded by the Federal Freeway Administration, the state of California and town. It’s scheduled for completion in summer time 2022.

Bird's-eye view of partially rebuilt section of the bridge

A chicken’s-eye view of 1 part of the partially rebuilt bridge.

(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Occasions)

A construction worker climbs down an arch framework of reinforcing rods

Erecting every arch requires 260 cubic yards — about 65 truckloads — of concrete.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Occasions)

A worker walking at the top of an arch is silhouetted by the setting sun

A development employee walks atop an arch of the brand new bridge at sundown on April 15, 2021.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Occasions)

Workers build wooden framework for an arch

Development employees construct a picket framework for a bit of an arch at nightfall on April 15, 2021.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Occasions)

A construction worker carries a coil of cable on his shoulder

A development employee carries a coil of cable on his shoulder.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Occasions)

Workers build wooden framework on one arch

Employees construct picket framework on one arch of the bridge on April 15, 2021.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Occasions)

An aerial view of construction

An aerial view of development on the brand new sixth Avenue Bridge on April 15, 2021.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Occasions)

Traffic on the 101 Freeway whizzes by below as work continues on the new bridge

Visitors on the 101 Freeway whizzes by under as work continues on the brand new bridge on April 15, 2021.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Occasions)

An aerial view of a new section of the bridge

An aerial view of the part of the bridge spanning the 101 Freeway on April 15, 2021.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Occasions)

The downtown skyline begins to glow in the distance as work continues at sunset

Work on the bridge continues at sundown on April 15, 2021.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Occasions)

An aerial view of the new section of bridge over the L.A. River

Employees construct the framework for the part of the bridge crossing the L.A. River on April 15, 2021.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Occasions)

Wooden framework supports an arch during construction of the new bridge.

Wood framework helps an arch throughout development of the brand new bridge.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Occasions)

Setting sun tinges distant clouds pink with construction site in the foreground

The solar units as work continues on the brand new sixth Avenue Bridge on April 15, 2021.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Occasions)

Artist's rendering of a ground-level view of the new bridge, looking toward downtown.

Artist’s rendering of the brand new sixth Avenue Bridge.

(Michael Maltzan Structure)

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