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Vietnam Memorial Bridge

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Crosses  Connecticut River
Location  South Hadley
Body of water  Connecticut River
Opened  1889
Bridge type  Girder bridge
Designer  Edward S. Shaw
Vietnam Memorial Bridge
Locale  South Hadley to Holyoke, Massachusetts
Carries  Pedestrian, Massachusetts Route 116
Similar  Calvin Coolidge Bridge, Bulkeley Bridge, Canalside Rail Trail Bridge, Wells River Bridge, Suffield and Thompso

The Vietnam Memorial Bridge (aka Holyoke Bridge, South Hadley Falls Bridge, and County Bridge) is a girder bridge that spans the Connecticut River between South Hadley and Holyoke, Massachusetts. It was built in 1889 by New Jersey Steel and Iron Company and was designed by Edward S. Shaw.

History and construction of the bridge

The bridge was built in 1889 by the New Jersey Steel and Iron Company based in Trenton, New Jersey, and was rebuilt in 1990.

References

Vietnam Memorial Bridge Wikipedia


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