The Nordpolbridge Bochum is part of a recultivation project of the former Fa. Krupp casting plant. During daylight the bridge surface consisting of a steel lattice reveals the direct view on the premises below. At night, the path is escorted by a computerised light-staging on the glass surfaces of the railing.
The bridge consists of a steel structure with a hollow beam horizontal truss, clamped on both ends to the abutment pile foundations, and is supported by V-shaped buttresses. The bridge construction comprises hollow beam and tubular sections. Cast steel hinges connect the piers and beams and the structure to the foundations.