Bridge of Lions

Bridge of Lions Rehabilitation

Understanding the Past, Planning for the Future

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Bridge of Lions Rehabilitation

Location: St. Augustine, Florida

Client: Florida Department of Transportation
RS&H, Inc.

Project Scope: Public Participation Officer
Urban Design
Landscape Architecture

Project Size: Approaches and Parks: 2.3 acres
Bridge Length: 2,000 feet

Award: ASLA, Florida Chapter, Award of Honor - Planning & Analysis
APWA, Florida Chapter, Project of the Year - Historic Restoration/Preservation

Project Description & Challenge

Built in 1927, this historic bridge has undergone a complete rehabilitation. As a member of the Bridge Design Team and responsible for the Public Participation Program and conceptual design, Marquis Latimer + Halback, Inc. . provided historic research and analysis, as well as landscape architectural design services for the improvement of the bridge’s historic approaches and parks located on the east and west ends.


The final design focused on solving modern urban challenges, where issues like traffic and pedestrian circulation were addressed within the most appropriate historic context.

Marquis Latimer + Halback, Inc. | 34 Cordova Street, Suite A, St. Augustine, Florida 32084 | 904.825.6747