Project Overview

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.

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UNH Faculty and Students to Present at 68th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics

On Sunday, November 22nd in Boston, MA, members of UNH working on the Memorial Bridge Project will present on their work. Dr. Kenneth Baldwin, Dr. Martin Wosnik and graduate student

Posted on: October 29th, 2015

Bridge the Gap walk battles polio

The Memorial bridge is featured in an article published by On October 24th, more than 200 supporters and polio survivors walked across the Memorial Bridge during the Bridge the

Posted on: October 29th, 2015

Memorial Bridge Gets $355K Federal Grant For Sensor Network

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

Posted on: July 28th, 2015
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