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Memorial Park: memorial brick sale announced!

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

Posted on: December 19th, 2014

Memorial Bridge Closure, Midnight to 5 AM, November 8 & 9

The Memorial Bridge will be closed to all traffic (vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian) from midnight to 5 AM two nights this weekend, starting Friday night at midnight (November 8) and ending on

Posted on: October 24th, 2014

Memorial Bridge Awards & Recognitions

The Memorial Bridge project team would like to thank everyone who supported the project, in countless ways.    So many of you shared your stories of the old bridge and shared your enthusiasm for the

Posted on: April 28th, 2014
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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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