|April 2001 (19.720 Degrees, -155.075 Degrees) Wiloa Park Pedestrian Bridge|
It's a oddly-shaped bridge. There are several famous Japanese and Chinese bridges where the deck has an arch shape. For instance, the Kintai Bridge over the Nishiki River in Iwakuni (built in 1673) has five wooden arch decks. However, contemporary bridge designers tend to put the arch under or above the deck.
It might be fun to ride a bike over the bridge except that there is no road or sidewalk at the ends. You probably would't want to walk across it if you relied heavily on a cane, walker, or wheelchair. I suppose that the designer may have been able to eliminate a span by using this arch shape, but I'm guessing this bridge design was meant to make the park more attractive.
Hawaii's Bridges: Wiloa Park Pedestrian Bridge (3) by Mark Yashinsky is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
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