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Emerging Professionals Hardhat Tour: Big River Crossing

AIA Memphis invites our Emerging Professional (EP) members to join us for an exclusive Hardhat Tour of Big River Crossing. At nearly a mile in length, Big River Crossing will be the country's longest active rail/bicycle/pedestrian bridge and the longest public pedestrian bridge across the Mississippi. It serves as the centerpiece of Main Street to Main Street, a 10-mile multi-modal corridor between Memphis, TN and West Memphis, AR.


Important Details:

  • Participants will meet on the Memphis side (Near News Channel 3 Station: 803 Channel 3 Dr, Memphis, TN 38103; Park on street) We will tour the Memphis Side and then caravan over to see the Arkansas side.
  • Carpooling is encouraged.
  • Hardhats, construction vest, closed toe shoes, and pants are required. There will not be any hardhats on hand to be lend out. Waivers will be provided on site, and signature is required in order to participate.
  • Tour is limited to 30 persons. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to event start.

Advance Reservations are required by contacting AIA Memphis at 901.525.3818 or

This event is open to our Emerging Professionals only. Emerging Professionals are AIA Memphis members licensed ten years or less, or currently working towards licensure.