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City of Virginia Beach Public Works Department
Virginia Beach, VA
VIA's Landscape Architecture Principal provided landscape architectural and aesthetic design services for this major bridge replacement, helping to define the visual theme and details of the signature art bridge. A major goal of the project is to provide safer and more accessible destination while maintaining and enhancing the unique visual character of the area. Design challenges include enhancing the motorist’s and non-motorist’s experience, improving safety and accessibility of the beach areas under the bridge, and re-establishing of coastal dune plants. Our services included visual analysis for the environmental document, planting, and irrigation plans, wall art, sculptural monument signs, and construction services.