Neighborhood: East Boston
Description: This project replaced a structurally-deficient drawbridge with a new lift bridge. The new structure improves the efficiency and operation of the bridge for vehicle and maritime traffic. The project includes a truss-type structure that spans 450 feet and provides 175 feet of vertical clearance when raised. The new bridge and approach roadway provides two lanes of traffic in each direction and two pedestrian sidewalks.
Project Status: Completed
Project Cost: $132,110,000
Project Completion: Summer 2012
- Para Jayasinghe, Project Manager, BPWD
- HTNB, Design Consultant
- JF White, Contractor