Pawtucket River http://ripr.org en Newly Rebuilt Pawtucket River Bridge Re-dedicated http://ripr.org/post/newly-rebuilt-pawtucket-river-bridge-re-dedicated <p>The newly rebuilt Pawtucket River Bridge was re-dedicated Thursday.</p><p></p><p>The nearly 600-foot span connects Massachusetts and Rhode Island via Interstate 95.&nbsp; The original span, built in 1958, had become so rundown the bridge had to be closed to multi axle trucks.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Truckers who used the bridge risked a three thousand dollar ticket. Governor Lincoln Chafee remembered those truckers in his prepared remarks.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 12:50:41 +0000 Flo Jonic 21247 at http://ripr.org Newly Rebuilt Pawtucket River Bridge Re-dedicated