Notre Dame Bridge, Spanning Merrimack River on Bridge Street, Manchester, Hillsborough County, NH
Significance: The bridge is significant as the best example of the steel arch truss (the most advanced metal truss design) in New Hampshire. The structure is one of five surviving steel arch bridges in the state. It is the longest bridge of the pre-war era in New Hampshire. The bridge is associated with the redevelopment of the historically significant, bankrupted (1936) Amoskeag mills, and provided continuation of the vital transportation link between the manufacturing district and the densely populated Franco-American community of Manchester's West Side...
Survey number: HAER NH-14
Building/structure dates: 1937 Initial Construction