Mount Hope Bridge
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 included are images of early Mount Hope Bridge materials for the general public. See also:
Annual Report of the Mount Hope Bridge Authority, Rhode Island, November 1969 Mount Hope Bridge Authority papers, 1954-1965 Report of the Mount Hope Toll Bridge Commission of the State of Rhode Island, 1926 Report on Estimated Traffic and Revenue for the Mount Hope Bridge and the Proposed Narragansett Bay Bridge, 1964 Turnpike and Bridge Authority photographs, clippings and drawings, 1929-c. 1990
Rhode Island State Archives
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Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority, "Mount Hope Bridge," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #84, http://www.sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/84 (accessed March 2, 2015).