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New Whittier Bridge Evokes Classic Design Posted on Mar 17

New Whittier Bridge Evokes Classic Design

The John Greenleaf Whittier Memorial Bridge across the Merrimack River was dedicated in 1954 to honor the acclaimed 19th century poet and abolitionist from Haverhill. But when the Massachusetts Department of Public Works (MDPW) designed the span linking Amesbury and Newburyport, they had someone else   …Continue Reading New Whittier Bridge Evokes Classic Design

I-95 Whittier Bridge “Mega Project” Moves Forward Posted on Aug 8

I-95 Whittier Bridge “Mega Project” Moves Forward

MassDOT Secretary and Chief Executive Officer Richard A. Davey today joined federal, state, and local officials to celebrate the official groundbreaking for the Patrick Administration’s Whittier Bridge Project on Interstate 95 in Salisbury, Newburyport and Amesbury. The $292 million project is one of five “mega”   …Continue Reading I-95 Whittier Bridge “Mega Project” Moves Forward