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Image of the opening of the Washington Bridge. The Washington Bridge is a paired bridge carrying Interstate 195 over the Seekonk River from Providence to East Providence. The original (southern) span was opened on September 25, 1930, as a…


Image of the opening of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth. The Mount Hope Bridge is a two-lane suspension bridge spanning the Mount Hope Bay in eastern Rhode Island, at one of the narrowest gaps in Narragansett Bay. The…


Image of the opening of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth. The Mount Hope Bridge is a two-lane suspension bridge spanning the Mount Hope Bay in eastern Rhode Island, at one of the narrowest gaps in Narragansett Bay. The…


Image of the opening of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth. The Mount Hope Bridge is a two-lane suspension bridge spanning the Mount Hope Bay in eastern Rhode Island, at one of the narrowest gaps in Narragansett Bay. The…


Image of the opening of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth. The Mount Hope Bridge is a two-lane suspension bridge spanning the Mount Hope Bay in eastern Rhode Island, at one of the narrowest gaps in Narragansett Bay. The…


Image of a map of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth. The Mount Hope Bridge is a two-lane suspension bridge spanning the Mount Hope Bay in eastern Rhode Island, at one of the narrowest gaps in Narragansett Bay. The bridge…


Image of the covered Washington Street Bridge looking southeast towards East Providence from the Providence side of the bridge. The Washington Bridge was damaged during a storm in 1867. At the time of that storm, plans had already been underway to…


Image of the Henderson Bridge (2nd Red Bridge) in Providence, Rhode Island which was replaced in 1895 by the third Red Bridge. The Henderson Bridge (known by some locals as the New Red Bridge) is a bridge in Rhode Island which spans the Seekonk…


Image of the Smith Street Bridge located in Providence, Rhode Island. The Smith Street Bridge was built in 1872.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Report of the Commission on the Relocation of Monuments in the City…


Image of the Crawford Street Bridge located in Providence, Rhode Island. The original Crawford Street Bridge was built in 1873. Beginning in 1930 it was rebuilt with 8 interconnecting bridges eventually covering more than 3 acres. In 1988 the…


Image of the Pawtucket Falls and the Blackstone River located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.See also:Report of the Seekonk River Commission, made to the General Assembly at its Janauary Session, 1881Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission:…


Image of the Pawtuxet Bridge located in Cranston, Rhode Island.Pawtuxet Village is one of New England's oldest communities. By 1638, only two years after Roger Williams founded Providence, settlers had established a hamlet around the falls and…


Various images depicting the construction and opening of the Washington Bridge in Rhode Island. The Washington Bridge carries Interstate 195 over the Seekonk River from Providence to East Providence, Rhode Island. The original (southern) span was…


Various images of the building of the Newport Bridge located in Newport, Rhode Island.See also:Memorandum by Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority With Respect to its Proposed Narragansett Bay Bridge, 1964Proposed East Passage Crossing of…

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Various images of the construction and opening of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Construction on the Mount Hope Bridge began on December 1, 1927 and the bridge opened to traffic on October 24, 1929. Also…