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Manchester Street Bridge, Spanning Merrimack River at Manchester Street (U.S, Concord, Merrimack County, NH



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Item Title
Manchester Street Bridge, Spanning Merrimack River at Manchester Street (U.S, Concord, Merrimack County, NH

Location
Spanning Merrimack River at Manchester Street (U.S, Concord, NH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NH-28
Significance: It is significant as the longest through truss bridge in New Hampshire. It is one of only four extant steel combination truss bridges in the state. It embodies the distinctive characteristics of the Pratt and Parker trusses, and is the only combination truss bridge containing a Parker truss, making is significant for its design and engineering. It was fabricated by a prolific bridge builder, Lackawanna Steel Construction Corporation, and is one of many bridges designed by the New Hampshire Highway Department during the early 20th century period...

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Steel Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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