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Water Street Bridge, Spanning Boston & Maine Railroad tracks at Water Street (U.S. Route 3), Concord, Merrimack County, NH

Water Street Bridge, Spanning Boston & Maine Railroad tracks at Water Street (U.S. Route 3), Concord, Merrimack County, NH

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Summary

Significance: The bridge is one of 35 historic through girder bridges extant in the state of New Hampshire. It ranked fifth under the NHDOT bridge rating system. The bridge is technologically significant because of its variable section girders and cantilevered exterior pedestrian walkways, as well as for the length of its span. The bridge was designed by New Hampshire Highway Department in 1936 and competed the following year...
Survey number: HAER NH-29

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Location

East Concord (Concord, N.H.)43.20814, -71.53757
Google Map of 43.2081366, -71.5375718
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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