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La Jolla News Nuggets: UCSD opens Gilman Bridge over I-5; Sea lions tangle with death; It’s tax (award) season; 4,000 heart-lung surgeries performed at UCSD and more local news

La Jolla News Nuggets: UCSD opens Gilman Bridge over I-5; Sea lions tangle with death; It’s tax (award) season; 4,000 heart-lung surgeries performed at UCSD and more local news

At last! UC Span Diego

The Gilman Bridge, which joins UC San Diego’s main campus with Medical Center Drive to the east, opened across Interstate 5 on Friday, Feb. 8. The day before, UCSD held a ribbon-cutting and community celebration for 500 attendees gathered on the bridge.

“The Gilman Bridge has been one of the highlights of my career, and I’m proud to have led this project from concept to completion,” said Tony Sanchez of Moffatt & Nickel, who began thinking about the 406-foot-long bridge 18 years before he landed the contract — while getting his doctoral degree in the UCSD structural engineering department.

UCSD chancellor Pradeep Khosla...

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