Connecting Generations & Bridging Communities

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Connecting Generations

Paying homage to Waddell's 1922 design
while innovating for the future.

For The Future

An 18-month project to preserve the historic connections
between Kittery, ME and Portsmouth, NH.

Innovative Vision

A ground-breaking design that will reduce maintenance
and construction costs and blend with aesthetics of the community.

Latest News

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

U.S. DOT recognizes the Memorial Bridge in “Project Spotlight”

The project team is very pleased to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Transportation.   The Memorial Bridge and the public involvement efforts by NHDOT and MaineDOT are featured

Posted on: March 11th, 2014

Time travel from Feb 2012 to Feb 2014, in 7 minutes!

Here’s a another fun video for all of us to time travel! Travel from the old Memorial Bridge beginning in Febuary 2012 to the new Memorial Bridge in February 2014

Posted on: February 21st, 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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