Saturday, October 30, 2021

1965,1989 I-195 Bragda Bridge over Taunton River at Fall River, MA

(Bridge Hunter; no Historic Bridges; Satellite)

The Bragda Bridge is the cantilevered bridge in the background.
Street View

I tried getting a street view from the drawbridge in the foreground in the above image, but Google Maps would not switch to street view mode when I zoomed in. When I tried "driving" onto the bridge from Riverside Ave, I discovered that bridge is closed.
Street View

Bridges Now and Then posted
The Charles M. Braga Bridge over the Taunton River between the town of Somerset and the city of Fall River, Massachusetts. This photo would date between August 14, 1965, when USS Massachusetts was anchored at Battleship Cove, and opening day of the bridge, April 15, 1966. (Herald News Archives)

James Torgeson shared
Bethlehem Steel and US Steel meet at Fall River! The American Bridge Division of US Steel is building the Braga Bridge while the Bethlehem Quincy-built battleship USS Massachusetts (BB-59) looks on.

Jul 2016 Photo by Christopher Finigan via BridgeHunter


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