West Midway Pedestrian Bridge

Midway Ped Bridge 9-2020


News & Updates 

Now Operational!  The Midway Pedestrian Bridge Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon (PHB), also known as a High Intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK), is the first PHB installed in the City and it is located just south of the new Midway Pedestrian Bridge at Industrial Lane.

A PHB is a special type of beacon used to warn and control traffic at an unsignalized location to assist pedestrians in crossing a street or highway at a marked crosswalk.

HAWK PHB at Industrial Lane

HAWK How To

The ribbon cutting for the Midway Pedestrian Bridge has been postponed until a date can be finalized.  

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Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon

The Midway Pedestrian Bridge Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon (PHB), also known as a High Intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK), is scheduled to be operational the week of August 31, 2020.  This will be the first PHB installed in the City and it is located just south of the new Midway Pedestrian Bridge at Industrial Lane.

A PHB is a special type of beacon used to warn and control traffic at an unsignalized location to assist pedestrians in crossing a street or highway at a marked crosswalk.

Comments:

If you have questions or would like to comment on this project, please call Ed Thompson, Project Manager, at 303-438-6205, ethompson@broomfield.org.

Signage

An interpretive sign will be provided to explain views and historical information related to the site.

Public Art

Public artwork is also part of the project. The sculpture is called, "Illuminate, and was created by David Farquharson. During the day, the piece is a subtle blue-gray. In the evening, the piece lights up in a variety of colors based on electromagnetic fields. Here is an image of the sculpture:

Midway Ped Bridge Artwork Collage