Bolivia

July 15-30

We make a difference in Bolivia

Michael Baker International partnered with the nonprofit Bridges to Prosperity (B2P) to build a suspension footbridge that now serves more than 200 residents in the Pabellón community.

Pabellón

BOLIVIA

Michael Baker International partnered with the nonprofit Bridges to Prosperity to construct bridges in remote parts of the world to connect communities and improve mobility and access to essential resources.

Project Fact

Ten volunteers from across Michael Baker's geographies and practices traveled to Bolivia to aid in the construction of a 115-foot-long bridge over the Rio Pabellón.

Engineering Specs

Span
115 feet

Type
Suspension Footbridge

Plan

Michael Baker worked from a context-sensitive, cost-effective and sustainable bridge design, provided by Bridges to Prosperity, to connect the community to critical resources.

Benefits

The new footbridge serves as a vital link that provides safe and reliable year-round access to essential resources and services

Lives Improved

People
210

Community
Pabellón in the Cochabamba region of Bolivia

Team Journal

Re-live the team's experience in Bolivia with daily accounts from the trip and photos of some of the highlights.

Read Their Story

Meet The Team