Vietnam Memorial Bridge

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Vietnam Memorial Bridge
Vietnam Memorial bridge.jpg
Carries pedestrian and vehicular traffic
MA Route 116.svg Route 116 (Massachusetts)
Crosses Connecticut River
Locale South Hadley to Holyoke, Massachusetts
Designer Edward S. Shaw
Design Girder Bridge
Coordinates 42°12′42″N 72°35′46″W / 42.21167°N 72.59611°W / 42.21167; -72.59611
Vietnam Memorial Bridge is located in Massachusetts
Vietnam Memorial Bridge

The Vietnam Memorial Bridge (aka Holyoke Bridge, South Hadley Falls Bridge, and County Bridge) is a girder bridge that spans the Connecticut River between South Hadley and Holyoke, Massachusetts. It was built in 1889 by New Jersey Steel and Iron Company and was designed by Edward S. Shaw.

History and construction of the bridge[edit]

The bridge was built in 1889 by the New Jersey Steel and Iron Company based in Trenton, New Jersey, and was rebuilt in 1990.

Sign near the bridge giving credit, circa 1889

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