Ponting recived the Gdansk City Award for the best architectural implementation of 2016 - 2017. The Award was granted for the design and project implementation for the new draw footbridge over Motława River, connecting the historic old town area withe the Ołowianka Island.
After successful participation in the tender, Ponting started to design the new bridge over Danube River in Belgrade (Serbia) - the Ada Huja Bridge. The bridge, with its approaches, is almost 3.500 m long, spaning the Danube in total of cca. 1250 m, with a main span of about 200 m. Ponting is a Partner in a JV design team, together with DB Engineering d.o.o. (Belgrade/Serbia) and Gradis BP d.o.o. (Maribor/Slovenia).
The main bearing structure of the footbridge Tremerje was successfully assembled on site. The 92 m long structure was placed on two temporary supports in the river bed and both abutments on shores. Curently the steel superstructure is being welded together to reach its full length with the main span of 80 m.