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WHY POPULARITY OF BIG RIVER CROSSING CONTINUES TO GROW

11.09.18
“You will never, at any point, have a panoramic view of downtown Memphis than from the other side of that bridge,” says Butcher. “You get over there and once you get your first step onto that bridge, it’s incredible.”

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BIG RIVER TRAIL adds more mileage to tourism byway

03.12.18
A nearly $1.6 million project will mark an important step toward creating a biking-hiking corridor along the full length of the state's Mississippi River valley.

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BIG RIVER TRAIL TO EXPAND WITH $1 MILLION WALTON GRANT

03.06.18
Big River Trail is expanding 30 miles from Marianna through Downtown Helena and westward to the Arkansas Delta Heritage Trail, thanks to a $1.2 million Walton Family Foundation grant.

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BIG RIVER CROSSING REACHES ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

10.21.17
Since last year’s grand opening, the bridge has welcomed 250,000 visitors from across the world and received regional, national and international acclaim for its architecture and state-of-the-art lighting display.

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BRIDGE TO EVERYWHERE

05.31.17
Landscape Architecture Magazine takes a look into the architectural feat of Big River Crossing.

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BUSINESS OF BRIDGE LIGHTS

03.28.17
New York and London are following cities like Memphis and San Francisco and installing LED lighting displays along their river crossings. And it’s not for aesthetics alone: The projects are driving significant economic investment.

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SPANNING HISTORY

06.12.16
Cross into Arkansas’ past with a visit to 10 historical bridges.

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LED lighting approved for Harahan Bridge

06.02.16
The Harahan Bridge will soon outshine the Hernando de Soto Bridge — literally.

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Harahan Bridge project begins next phase: Selling itself

05.05.16
With the Harahan Bridge project scheduled to open this fall, the development team is turning its attention to marketing.

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ARKANSAS PLANS FOR ECOPARK, TRAIL AS PART OF HARAHAN PROJECT

5.04.16
As construction wraps up on the Tennessee side of the Harahan Bridge project, Arkansas is working on its own plans for new amenities.

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Panel Okays St. Francis Levee Trail

04.06.16
A plan to connect a greater portion of Arkansas to Mississippi River bicycle projects got a unanimous OK on Tuesday morning from the 19-member east Arkansas panel that oversees the St. Francis levee.

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RANKED NO. 1 MOST ANTICIPATED OPENING IN MEmphis

03.18.16
High Ground News just released a top 10 list of the most anticipated openings in Memphis, and Big River Strategic Initiative was listed No. 1.

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NatGeo Creating Interactive Map of MS River, Promoting Western Ky Tourism

02.25.16
The Mississippi River Connections Collaborative contacted National Geographic to create an interactive map of the region.

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Harahan boardwalk now extends nearly halfway across the Mississippi

10.22.15
Harry Pratt stepped onto a newly poured slab of concrete at one end of the Harahan Bridge Thursday and looked toward the east — and the future.

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Proponents unveil plans for ‘Shelby Farms of Arkansas’

10.13.15
The planned Delta Regional River Park will be established on what is now low-lying farm land between the Harahan and Hernando DeSoto bridges.

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Big River Parkway Levee Ride Event

08.01.15
Be the first to ride the Big River Parkway, Sunday August 10, 2014, 7:00am to 5:00pm.

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