List of crossings of the Merrimack River

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This is a list of bridges and other crossings of the Merrimack River from its mouth at the Gulf of Maine upstream to its source at the merger of two rivers. Some pedestrian bridges and abandoned bridges are also listed.

List of crossings of the Merrimack River is located in Massachusetts
List of crossings of the Merrimack River
River mouth
List of crossings of the Merrimack River is located in New Hampshire
List of crossings of the Merrimack River
River source

Crossings[edit]

Crossing Carries Location Built Coordinates References

Massachusetts[edit]

Newburyport Turnpike Bridge Route 1, Route 1A Newburyport and Salisbury 42°48′57.89″N 70°52′24.29″W / 42.8160806°N 70.8734139°W / 42.8160806; -70.8734139 (Newburyport Turnpike Bridge)
Newburyport Railroad Bridge Newburyport Railroad 42°48′57.40″N 70°52′22.27″W / 42.8159444°N 70.8728528°W / 42.8159444; -70.8728528 (Newburyport Railroad Bridge) [1]
Chain Bridge Spofford Street (south bank to Deer Island) Newburyport, Amesbury 42°50′1.19″N 70°54′24.53″W / 42.8336639°N 70.9068139°W / 42.8336639; -70.9068139 (Chain Bridge)
Derek S. Hines Memorial Bridge Spofford Street (north bank to Deer Island) 42°50′7.53″N 70°54′26.97″W / 42.8354250°N 70.9074917°W / 42.8354250; -70.9074917 (Derek S. Hines Memorial Bridge)
John Greenleaf Whittier Bridge I-95 1951 42°50′4.12″N 70°54′42.24″W / 42.8344778°N 70.9117333°W / 42.8344778; -70.9117333 (John Greenleaf Whittier Bridge) [2]
East Main Street Bridge (Rocks Bridge) East Main Street Haverhill, West Newbury 42°48′38.54″N 70°59′59.69″W / 42.8107056°N 70.9999139°W / 42.8107056; -70.9999139 (East Main Street Bridge)
Bates Bridge Groveland Street Haverhill, Groveland 42°45′49.88″N 71°2′2.92″W / 42.7638556°N 71.0341444°W / 42.7638556; -71.0341444 (Bates Bridge)
Basiliere Bridge Route 125 (Main Street / South Main Street) Haverhill 42°46′25.43″N 71°4′34.46″W / 42.7737306°N 71.0762389°W / 42.7737306; -71.0762389 (Basiliere Bridge) [3]
Haverhill/Reading Line Railroad Bridge Haverhill/Reading Line 42°46′16.18″N 71°5′10.28″W / 42.7711611°N 71.0861889°W / 42.7711611; -71.0861889 (Haverhill/Reading Line Railroad Bridge)
Gonzalian Bridge 42°46′14.08″N 71°5′13.03″W / 42.7705778°N 71.0869528°W / 42.7705778; -71.0869528 (Gonzalian Bridge)
I-495 Bridge, Haverhill (North) (Two spans) I-495 Haverhill, Methuen 42°45′17″N 71°7′39″W / 42.75472°N 71.12750°W / 42.75472; -71.12750 (I-495 Bridge, Haverhill (North))
I-495 Bridge, Haverhill (South) (Two spans) 42°45′15.98″N 71°7′38.37″W / 42.7544389°N 71.1273250°W / 42.7544389; -71.1273250 (I-495 Bridge, Haverhill (South))
I-495 Bridge, Lawrence Lawrence 42°42′23.93″N 71°8′18.78″W / 42.7066472°N 71.1385500°W / 42.7066472; -71.1385500 (I-495 Bridge, Lawrence)
South Union Street Bridge South Union Street 42°42′15.51″N 71°9′12.14″W / 42.7043083°N 71.1533722°W / 42.7043083; -71.1533722 (South Union Street Bridge)
Parker Street Bridge Parker Street 42°42′12.77″N 71°9′37.34″W / 42.7035472°N 71.1603722°W / 42.7035472; -71.1603722 (Parker Street Bridge)
Railroad Bridge Springfield Terminal 42°42′5.20″N 71°9′54.81″W / 42.7014444°N 71.1652250°W / 42.7014444; -71.1652250 (Railroad Bridge) [4]
EF O'Leary Bridge Route 28 (Broadway) 42°42′4.32″N 71°9′55.93″W / 42.7012000°N 71.1655361°W / 42.7012000; -71.1655361 (E.F. O'Leary Bridge)
Interstate 93 Bridge, Methuen I-93 Methuen and Andover 42°42′1.82″N 71°12′35.27″W / 42.7005056°N 71.2097972°W / 42.7005056; -71.2097972 (Interstate 93 Bridge, Methuen)
Hunts Falls Bridge Route 38 (Nesmith St) Lowell 1959 42°38′48.76″N 71°17′57.39″W / 42.6468778°N 71.2992750°W / 42.6468778; -71.2992750 (Hunts Falls Bridge)
John E. Cox Bridge Bridge Street 1937 (Crossing dates to 1830s[5]) 42°38′53.30″N 71°18′18.55″W / 42.6481389°N 71.3051528°W / 42.6481389; -71.3051528 (John E. Cox Bridge) [6]
Ouellette Bridge Aiken Street / Aiken Avenue 1883 42°39′17.01″N 71°18′55.51″W / 42.6547250°N 71.3154194°W / 42.6547250; -71.3154194 (Ouellette Bridge) [7]
Richard P. Howe Sr. Bridge University Avenue 2013 42°39′5.76″N 71°19′29.14″W / 42.6516000°N 71.3247611°W / 42.6516000; -71.3247611 (Unnamed Bridge)
O'Donnell Bridge School Street / Mammoth Rd 2005 (Rebuilt from a bridge built in 1917, crossing dates to 1792[8]) 42°38′58.36″N 71°19′49.98″W / 42.6495444°N 71.3305500°W / 42.6495444; -71.3305500 (O'Donnell Bridge) [9]
Rourke Bridge Wood Street 1983 42°38′18.58″N 71°21′24.31″W / 42.6384944°N 71.3567528°W / 42.6384944; -71.3567528 (Rourke Bridge) The bridge is a "temporary" structure, but it might be replaced by a permanent structure soon.
Tyngsboro Bridge (Temporary) Route 3A, Route 113 Tyngsborough 42°40′33.02″N 71°25′16.66″W / 42.6758389°N 71.4212944°W / 42.6758389; -71.4212944 (Tyngsboro Bridge (New)) The bridge is temporary until construction on the regular bridge is done.
Tyngsboro Bridge Route 3A, Route 113 1932 42°40′33.66″N 71°25′16.33″W / 42.6760167°N 71.4212028°W / 42.6760167; -71.4212028 (Tyngsboro Bridge)

New Hampshire[edit]

Circumferential Highway Bridge Formerly the Sagamore Bridge. Nashua and Hudson 1973 (twinned in 2000) 42°43′27″N 71°26′17″W / 42.72417°N 71.43806°W / 42.72417; -71.43806 (Circumferential Highway)
Taylor Falls Bridge/Veterans Memorial Bridge (known locally as the Hudson Bridge) NH Route 111 1970 (Taylor Falls/eastbound span) & 1973 (Veterans Memorial/westbound span), 42°45′48″N 71°26′37″W / 42.76333°N 71.44361°W / 42.76333; -71.44361 (Taylor Falls Bridge)
Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge Manchester Airport Access Road (Raymond Wieczorek Drive) Bedford and Manchester 2011 42°54′48″N 71°27′11″W / 42.91333°N 71.45306°W / 42.91333; -71.45306 (Manchester Airport Access Road)
Springfield Terminal railroad 42°56′9″N 71°27′23″W / 42.93583°N 71.45639°W / 42.93583; -71.45639 (Springfield Terminal railroad) [4]
highway bridge I-293/NH Route 101/NH Route 3A 1960 42°56′50″N 71°27′38″W / 42.94722°N 71.46056°W / 42.94722; -71.46056 (I-293 bridge)
Queen City Bridge U.S. Route 3 Manchester 1923 42°58′27″N 71°28′19″W / 42.97417°N 71.47194°W / 42.97417; -71.47194 (Queen City Bridge)
Granite Street Bridge 1981 42°59′7″N 71°28′11″W / 42.98528°N 71.46972°W / 42.98528; -71.46972 (Granite Street Bridge)
Notre Dame Bridge (West Bridge) 1988 (twinned in 1990) 42°59′39″N 71°28′10″W / 42.99417°N 71.46944°W / 42.99417; -71.46944 (Notre Dame Bridge/West Bridge)
Amoskeag Bridge 1970 43°0′13″N 71°28′11″W / 43.00361°N 71.46972°W / 43.00361; -71.46972 (Amoskeag Bridge)
highway bridge I-93 Hooksett and Manchester 1976 43°2′27″N 71°27′39″W / 43.04083°N 71.46083°W / 43.04083; -71.46083 (I-93 bridge)
Main Street Bridge Hooksett 1976 43°5′44″N 71°27′52″W / 43.09556°N 71.46444°W / 43.09556; -71.46444 (Main Street Bridge)
Springfield Terminal railroad 43°5′45″N 71°27′50″W / 43.09583°N 71.46389°W / 43.09583; -71.46389 (Springfield Terminal railroad) [4]
Korea Veterans Memorial Bridge U.S. Route 3 Concord 1998 43°11′35″N 71°31′26″W / 43.19306°N 71.52389°W / 43.19306; -71.52389 (Korea Veterans Memorial Bridge)
World War II Veterans Memorial Bridge NH Route 9 1966 43°12′32″N 71°31′50″W / 43.20889°N 71.53056°W / 43.20889; -71.53056 (World War II Veterans Memorial Bridge)
Vietnam & Gulf War Veterans Memorial Bridge I-393/U.S. Route 4/U.S. Route 202 1978 43°13′10″N 71°31′23″W / 43.21944°N 71.52306°W / 43.21944; -71.52306 (Vietnam & Gulf War Veterans Memorial Bridge)
highway bridge I-93/U.S. Route 4 1959 43°13′46″N 71°32′11″W / 43.22944°N 71.53639°W / 43.22944; -71.53639 (highway bridge)
Springfield Terminal railroad 43°13′45″N 71°32′14″W / 43.22917°N 71.53722°W / 43.22917; -71.53722 (Springfield Terminal bridge) [4]
Sewalls Falls Road Bridge 1915 43°16′16″N 71°33′53″W / 43.27111°N 71.56472°W / 43.27111; -71.56472 (Sewalls Falls Road bridge)
New Hampshire Veterans Memorial Bridge U.S. Route 4 Boscawen and Canterbury 2005 43°17′24″N 71°35′15.43″W / 43.29000°N 71.5876194°W / 43.29000; -71.5876194 (US 4 bridge)
Old Canterbury Road Bridge 1907 43°19′3.32″N 71°37′5″W / 43.3175889°N 71.61806°W / 43.3175889; -71.61806 (Old Canterbury Road bridge) Bridge is closed

River source at confluence of the Pemigewasset and Winnipesaukee rivers in Franklin, New Hampshire at 43°26′12″N 71°38′54″W / 43.43667°N 71.64833°W / 43.43667; -71.64833 (source/confluence).

List of crossings of the Merrimack River is located in New Hampshire
List of crossings of the Merrimack River
River source
  • An italicized entry in the "name" column means that the real name is missing.

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