Media Coverage

As Seen on TV and Video

NH Chronicle – The Memorial Bridge

WCSH Channel 6: Construction crews making progress on new Memorial Bridge

Travel Channel Off-Limits – Don Demolishes a Bridge

WMUR – all their coverage, in this one link

Seacoast Online – Before the center span float out

‘A final crossing’ of Memorial Bridge


Roads & Bridges Magazine

Memorial Bridge: A Top 10 Bridge Built in 2013

Truss with a twist: Elimination of gusset plates highlights N.H. bridge

Construction Equipment Guide

After Much Debate, Memorial Bridge Project on Fast Track to Completion

Engineering News-Record

A Zest for Bridges: 2012 Award of Excellence Winner Theodore Zoli

Ted accepts his award – VIDEO

Theodore Zoli: Engineering ‘Genius’ Builds Bridges Across Communities

Transportation Point

Design-build expedites replacement of the Memorial Bridge

Bridge and Engineering News

Historic span floated out as Memorial Bridge replacement get under way

Other Media 

U.S. Department of Transporation:  Project Spotlight

Maine Trails – November 2013

SEA Member Front and Center in Bridge Project

Seacoast Media Group / Portsmouth Herald

Memorial Bridge goes green for St. Patrick’s Day

Cost ‘six figures” to fix Memorial Bridge after tanker strike

Bright night as Memorial Bridge glows with light

Top stories 2013, No. 4: Memorial Bridge Opening

Top Stories 2013:  Readers’ Choice

It’s showtime for the Memorial Bridge lights tonight

Memorial Bridge named to Top 10 bridges of 2013 in North America

Memorial Bridge lights testing creates a buzz

Illumination group earns holiday parade honor

Portsmouth Memorial Park opens

Seacoast shines in stories of the week

Gala honors Memorial Bridge effort

Plaque and eagle return to the bridge

Engineers, operator praise the new Memorial Bridge

Chain reaction:  Memorial Bridge’s designer explains stand out feature

Kittery councilors finally see light on Memorial Bridge illumination

Speed limit confusion on new Memorial Bridge

Memorial Bridge plaques displayed in Portsmouth

Kittery council votes to light new bridge

Portsmouth, Kittery business heats up from ‘bridge fever’

Portsmouth, Kittery two states celebrate the new Memorial Bridge

Community feels ‘whole again’ with Memorial Bridge opening

Memorial Bridge opening to celebrate connections

Memorial Bridge will be worth the long wait

Memorial Bridge spans space and time

New Memorial Bridge opens today: What you need to know

Slim the cat awaits nightly trips across Memorial Bridge

Former Mayor Foley bridges two ribbon-cutting ceremonies

Whitehouse in 1926 Model T to be first citizen to cross bridge

Grover family has Memorial Bridge legacy

Memorial Bridge Memories Contest winner named

Community spirit crucial building block for new Memorial Bridge

Thanks to Memorial advocates

Memorial Bridge symbolizes what we can achieve

Cyclist-pedestrian group celebrates Memorial Bridge design effort

Memorial Bridge opening ceremony remains set for August 8

Businesses expect a boost when Memorial Bridge opens

Malfunction may delay Memorial Bridge debut

96-year-old recalls 1923 Memorial Bridge opening ceremony

Police want ‘soft’ traffic opening to Memorial Bridge

Rebuilding the Memorial Bridge

Memorial Bridge ceremony moved to Aug 8; traffic opening expected sooner

Join our Memorial Bridge Memories Contest

Shuttle friends share bond over Memorial Bridge closure

Bridging friends, families, generations

Memorial Bridge ceremony set for Aug 15; opening still not set

Anticipated builds as Memorial Bridge nears completion

Memorial Bridge contractor has July 19 deadline

Plans in the works for Memorial Bridge Veteran’s Day event

Memorial Bridge to rise six times a day

Memorial Bridge pieces fit into place

Memorial Bridge span to be raised until deal is made

Boaters breaking river closure rules at Memorial Bridge site

Memorial bridge expected to be ready for maritime traffic on Saturday

Countdown is on for new Memorial Bridge opening

Final section arrives at new Memorial Bridge

‘Final piece of puzzle’ for new Memorial Bridge

New Memorial Bridge center span float-in postponed to June 17

New Memorial Bridge ‘labor of love’ for project manager

Bridge plaque should also honor post W.W.I. service

Exhibit opens before debut of new Memorial Bridge

Archer Western pledges $50K toward bridge illumination

River to close for new Memorial Bridge center span float-in

Public invited to purchase pavers

25k pledged for park at new Memorial Park for ‘unsung’ heroes

Memorial Bridge illumination project hits initial goal

New Memorial Bridge illumination work begins

NHDOT says new Memorial Bridge on schedule

Portsmouth to move on Memorial Bridge lighting, with or without Kittery

Thresher wreath ceremony held on Memorial Bridge

Plan for Memorial Park altered

Memorial Bridge illumination hits a snag

NHDOT’s Nickie Hunter discusses being a woman engineer

Memorial Bridge north span float-in draws in small crowd

Works begin on final section of new Memorial Bridge

Live Blog: New Memorial Bridge’s north span float-in

Memorial Bridge opening gets closer

Former Mayor Foley invited to cut ribbon at bridge opening – again

Reader enjoyed Sunday story on bridge project

Man of steel oversees Memorial Bridge project

PSNH giving $40K to help illuminate new Memorial Bridge

Bridge project manager started with Tonka trucks

Girders appear on new Memorial Bridge 

Couple to fund veteran tribute near new Memorial Bridge

New Memorial Bridge’s span moves in place

New Memorial Bridge’s first section float-in today

Crowd expected for float-of new Memorial Bridge’s 1st section

Coss to illuminate Memorial Bridge rise to $200K

Year in Review:  Building a new Memorial Bridge

Span-tastic sight as bridge progresses

Unique bridge design becomes a reality

First section of Memorial Bridge to be placed in January

Bridge illumination meeting Thursday

Fund-raiser planned for Memorial Bridge illumination

Portsmouth, Kittery official back lighting of new Memorial Bridge

New book tells story of Portsmouth tugboat rescue

Crew right sunken tug

Memorial Bridge project works prepare for ‘Frankenstorm’

Tugboat Benjamin Bailey has been raised

Memorial Bridge steel delays called ‘learning process’

Memorial Bridge designer backs illumination plan

Shining a light on Memorial Bridge

Expanded Portsmouth-Kittery summer shuttle service to end

Meet the boss of the Memorial Bridge project

Demand leads to a second bridge shuttle van

Bridge budget includes 470K for marketing

Questionable spending on bridge project

Library exhibit depicts creation of original Memorial Bridge

Thousands of hours ahead to restore Memorial Bridge ornamentation

Much behind the scenes of the Memorial Bridge replacement

$285K set aside to offset new Memorial Bridge’s impact on history

Bridge contractors keep city informed

Last of Memorial Bridge spans floated away

Bridge work disruption needs to be addressed

Bridge work: Progress cited in effort to help businesses

Ocean journey of last bridge span is slated for today

Plans to market Kittery during bridge work stall

Memorial demolition efforts near completion

Span removal marks the end of Memorial Bridge deconstruction

Last span of Memorial Bridge set for float out today

Decisions made on Memorial Bridge details

City mulls $25K offer to help build veterans tribute at new bridge

Bridge’s south span cut free, floated away

Kittery to see limited bridge funds to promote businesses

The brains behind the bridge

Crew films Memorial Bridge work for Travel Channel

Kittery seeks $175,000 to fight bridge losses

NH, Maine DOTs launch Memorial Bridge website

Plaque placement on new Memorial Bridge studied

Bridge Work: 500-ton crane a rare breed

Crane readies to remove Memorial Bridge towers

Citizens group offers report on bridge project

Crane barge expected next week for Memorial demolition

Just who’s responsible for bridging the gap

Advisory committee holds first meeting on bridge project

Alternative way to power Memorial

Bridge span gets a lift

Thumbs up for all

Memorial bridge’s center span floats to sea

Bridge and contest connect the community

Bridge-mania is irresistible

Man pledges $25K to enhance new bridge

Godzilla accesses river through gap in Memorial Bridge

Outreach committee for bridge to hold first meeting

Filling the void: Local architect takes on Memorial Bridge with photoshop

Memorial Bridge span leaves state pier

Bridge replacement to change parking, traffic patterns

More demolition work ahead for Memorial

Bridge piece waiting at state pier

Marconi: Public not permitted at Port as curious seek glimpse of span

Federal highway official touts teamwork in bridge replacement

End of an era lift span removed

Farewell to a constant

Memorial Bridge awaits the end

Poem: A tribute to the Memorial Bridge

Federal Highway administrator to tour Memorial Bridge

Bridge demolition plan on track

Workers plan to remove Memorial lift span

City group to hold community dialogue on Memorial Bridge

Structal-Bridges secures nears $12M in Memorial Bridge work

Residents bill farewell to Memorial Bridge

Shuttle service begins between Kittery, Portsmouth

Memorial lift span removal to stop river traffic for three days

Webcam will broadcast dismantling of Memorial

New shuttle service gets rolling Monday

DOT announces Memorial Bridge hotline

Memorial Bridge to close to pedestrians, bicyclists Jan 9

Memorial Bridge open house set for Jan 12

Portsmouth Patch

See all the coverage on Patch, in this one link

Memorial Bridge Blog – from Local Voices of Portsmouth Patch, in this one link

Bill Moore’s – Bridge Watch column in the Portsmouth Herald

Experiencing the joy of the new bridge

Bridge Watch column a labor of love for writer

We are patiently waiting

A working man’s perspective on a new Memorial span

The Memorial countdown

Connections all the way back to 1923

Memorial Bridge unlikely to open Fourth of July weekend

Start the applause now for progress

Now is the moment

The art of building a new span

Memorial enters final stretch run

Construction has its ups and downs

Photographers prepare for key Memorial Bridge moment

Next stage should not be missed

One bridge blurs to another

Years of bridge memories

Remembering veterans’ service at Memorial Bridge

Everyone has a story about the Memorial

Progress at Memorial

The world’s most documented span

Timing is crucial in history

Memorial illumination tested

Memorial Bridge work brings community pride

Meet the Portsmouth webcam wizard

Memorial Bridge timeline available

Photographers document ongoing history of Memorial Bridge

A new bridge before your eyes

Surprise ride to top of span

State engineer has ‘dream job’

Memorial still a muse

Memorial bridge closure takes slice of pizzeria’s profits

Oh the sites high on the Memorial

Over the span on the prowl

Couple helped to save a bridge

Videographer tells story of Memorial Bridge

Tale of men entombed in Memorial Bridge ‘hogwash’

Joining the ranks of bridge watchers

On the construction front line

Someone to watch over bridge

The view from Badger’s Island

‘Almost there,’ all gone

Brass and rusty steel

Bridge work watcher listen in

Bridge may go but memories remain

‘There’s a lot of history here”

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