Love Is Literally in the Air: Man Proposes on Elevated Bridge

This guy is raising the bar — bridge rather, for men everywhere

Alright men, time to up your game.

One guy who is a civil engineer proposed to his girlfriend who is also a civil engineer on Memorial Bridge in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation shared the news on its Facebook page, where they posted pictures of the newly engaged couple, Dan and Julia, together on the bridge as it was raised to its highest level.

EEK!

According to them, “love was in the air. Really, really high up in the air this weekend [at] New Hampshire DOT when Memorial Bridge hosted a very surprised guest.”

Love was in the air. Really, really high up in the air this weekend @NewHampshireDot when @MemorialBridge1 hosted a…

Posted by NH Department of Transportation on Sunday, January 26, 2020

The post continues to explain that Dan and Julia met as civil engineering students at the University of New Hampshire’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

“They both share a love of our beautiful Memorial Bridge and each worked on various projects: the Living Bridge Project and the Harbor Walk during their time at UNH and post-graduation,” the post continues. “NHDOT was happy to host this very special surprise as a part of our on-going bridge maintenance operations. We are also pleased to announce: She said YES.”

The NHDOT concluded by offering the couple their best wishes.

“This is not something we typically do, but through the description of the work they did at UNH and the work that (Julia) has done, DOT approved the request as long it could be tied to normal bridge maintenance operations,” Eileen Meaney, communications officer for the New Hampshire Department of Transportation told the Boston Globe. “They were super cute, and we wish them the best.”

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