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Memorial Bridge News

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 and ending on Saturday

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

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

Time travel from 2012 to 2014, in 14 seconds

Here’s a fun video for all of us to time travel! Travel from the old Memorial Bridge in 2012 to the new Memorial Bridge in 2014 – in just 14 seconds.

Posted on: February 6th, 2014

Many made Memorial Bridge illumination possible

Jan. 18 — To the Editor (Reprinted with permission from the Illimunation Committee Chairman) Since December 28, the new Memorial Bridge has been bathed in a variety of colors and illumination

Posted on: January 24th, 2014

Memorial Bridge – Honored in the Top 10 of U.S. Bridges built in 2013

Congratulations to the entire project team and the Departments of Transportation in New Hampshire and Maine! Roads & Bridges Magazine just awarded the new Memorial Bridge the distinguished honor of

Posted on: December 2nd, 2013

Update on Memorial Bridge Lighting Project

Citing a more prolonged process of installing, positioning, aiming and programming the energy efficient, color changing LED lights as the basis for the delay in lighting up the Memorial Bridge,

Posted on: November 26th, 2013

Memorial Park is open to the public

The new Memorial Park located on the Portsmouth side of the new Memorial Bridge opened to the public for the early morning hours of Veteran’s Day, November 11. As you

Posted on: November 15th, 2013

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