The innovative design of the new Memorial Bridge achieves visual clarity and transparency and is the first truss bridge of its kind. Lift span machinery will be below deck, the pedestrian walkways will be inside truss planes, and an innovative truss design eliminates gusset plates. The design allows an expedited fabrication process and reduced costs to inspect and maintain over its life.
PORTSMOUTH — The Memorial Bridge is receiving $355,000 federal grant for a sensor network that will “create a self-diagnosing, self-reporting smart infrastructure,” according to federal officials. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
Sensors Will Monitor Structure, Traffic, and Environment The Memorial Bridge connecting Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine may soon become a benchmark for assessing the long-term condition of transportation infrastructure.
The City of Portsmouth, New Hampshire is pleased to announce that Phase 2 of the program to purchase memorial bricks in honor of a special person is underway. Between December