Des Moines Skywalk System

The City of Des Moines owns and operates all of the publicly accessible Skywalk Bridges. The City also assumes a 14 ft. wide pedestrian corridor or easement area through various privately owned buildings. Typical hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. seven days per week.

 

See links below for additional information:

City of Des Moines Skywalk Map

City of Des Moines Skywalk Presentation

 

2010 Skywalk Structural, Mechanical, and Interior Condition Report

See links below:

Introduction & Instructions

Vol 1 - Skywalk Conditions Assessment

Vol 2 - Skywalk Conditions Assessment

Vol 3 - Skywalk Conditions Assessment

 

Des Moines Skywalk System Operation and Maintenance

The City of Des Moines provides the following oversight:

1.  Skywalk System Inspections

2.  Coordination with Skywalk Association Members

3 . Oversight of Skywalk Repairs and Maintenance

 
Grand Avenue Parking Garage Plans

See links below:

Grand Avenue Parking Garage Plans 224-149 thru 150

Grand Avenue Parking Garage Plans 224-151 thru 158

Grand Avenue Parking Garage Plans 224-159 thru 165

Grand Avenue Parking Garage Plans 224-166 thru 172

Grand Avenue Parking Garage Plans 224-173 thru 180

Grand Avenue Parking Garage Plans 224-181 thru 185

Grand Avenue Parking Garage Plans 224-186 thru 190

Grand Avenue Parking Garage Plans 224-191 thru 195

Grand Avenue Parking Garage Plans 224-196 thru 200

 
YWCA Demolition Plans

See link below:

            YWCA Demolition Plans 533-169 thru 184

            YWCA 1968 Plans Part 1

            YWCA 1968 Plans Part 2

 

 

For questions or concerns please contact Calvin Miller, Skywalk Facilities Manager, at (515) 283-4748.