The downtown Des Moines skywalk system is 4.2 miles in length and connects 55 buildings and 12 parking ramps. Hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. every day of the week.
The City of Des Moines inspects, repairs and maintains all of the publicly accessible Skywalk Bridges. The City also assumes a 14 foot wide pedestrian corridor or easement area through various privately owned buildings.
The City of Des Moines provides the following oversight:
- Skywalk System Inspections
- Coordination with Skywalk Association Members
- Oversight of Skywalk Repairs and Maintenance
- Skywalk Event Approval