Manrique Footbridge is situated about 300 metres down-river from the
Hospital Bridge, joining the Avda. Infante D. Juan Manuel to the
continuation of Jorge Manrique Street. The foootbridge extends the
pedestrian infrastructure, and creates a new intersection on the river
Segura, between two densely populated neighbourhoods. With its light
structure and technical elegance, the footbridge forms a harmonious ensemble
with the new Hospital Bridge.
structure consists of a tubular steel arch from which the board is
suspended by a system of cables. The arch follows the length of the
symmetrical axis of the footbridge, and is supported by two piers situated
at each end of the footbridge.
meters (185 feet). Width of board: varying between 6 and 10.5 meters. (20
feet and 34 feet) Hight of arch: 9.7 meters (32 feet). Structure: Painted
steel tubes. Floor covering: Fixed glass panels with stainless steel edging.
Murcia Town Council