Community volunteers installed the art additions for both bridges on the Cedar View Trail. Professional welders and stone masons from the community directed unskilled workers of all ages who wanted to participate. Additions for Bridge One involved attaching steel elements to the existing chain link structure as well as the later addition of flagstone pavers at the approaches.
Art additions for Bridge Two consisted of brick pavers in a subtle rail pattern at the bridge approaches. Ms. Bales drew inspiration from the historic Rock Island Railroad to create a design reminiscent of the tracks that carried rail traffic through this corridor.
The community involvement effectively cut costs and helped give a sense of ownership.