The Corrugated Metal Co. (Just prior to their changing the company name to BIBCO) was contracted to build this bridge in 1881 for the sum of $67,000 by The Amoskeag Mfg. Co. Of its two decks the upper served city traffic, and the lower served mill operations and employees.
Th upper deck was also supported by long approach spans, and a Lenticular Pony Truss which bridged an adjacent canal on the eastern bank.
- Lost Lenticular Truss Bridge over Merrimack River on Bridge Street
- Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
- Destroyed by flooding
- Built in 1881 by The Corrugated Metal Co. - Lost 20 March 1936 to the "Great Flood"
- - Corrugated Metal Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut [also known as Berlin Iron Bridge Co.]
- Twin deck (both a through & deck truss) three span Lenticular Deck Truss
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 930.0 ft.
- Also called
- Bridge Street Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +42.99396, -71.46945 (decimal degrees)
42°59'38" N, 71°28'10" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 19/298694/4763102 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Manchester South
- Inventory number
- BH 65518 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- May 15, 2015: New photo from Will Truax
- March 29, 2015: New photo from Will Truax
- March 17, 2015: New photos from Will Truax
- January 31, 2015: New photo from Will Truax
- January 17, 2015: Updated by Will Truax: Added contract price
- January 16, 2015: Updated by Will Truax: Fixed typo
- Will Truax - Bridgewright [at] gmail [dot] com
- High Water - Rebuilding bridges after the floods of 1927 and 1936