Photo courtesy The Trinity Trust Santiago Calatrava's Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge crosses the Trinity River in Dallas, Texas. Click the image above to view additional photography. A D.J. wearing a hat fashioned after Calatrava's bridge plays music at the opening celebration. Click the image to view additional snapshots from the party. Its critics called it a “bridge to nowhere”—borrowing an epithet popularized by Sarah Palin—and it endured 15 years of civic wrangling, but a new span designed by Santiago Calatrava was finally welcomed by the city of Dallas with an opening party that took over its roadway on Friday night.