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View From I-91 Bridge

View From I-91 Bridge

The view from the new bridge in Brattleboro, spanning the West River and looking back toward the Retreat Meadows. Rt 30 is on the right.

Photo Fun on the New Bridge

Photo Fun on the New Bridge

People taking pictures and exploring the new bridge in Brattleboro prior to traffic being allowed. March 4, 2017.

The Edge of the Bridge

The Edge of the Bridge

Here is the northern edge of the northbound lane at the new I-91 bridge between Exit 2 and Exit 3.

Silhouetted Man on Rail Bridge

Silhouetted Man on Rail Bridge

View from Up Top

View from Up Top

From the deck of the under construction I91 bridge.

Hinsdale Bridge We Drive Over

Hinsdale Bridge We Drive Over

Hinsdale Bridge. Time for a repair?

Now THAT's a Drill Bit!

Now THAT's a Drill Bit!

Carbide tipped drill used for creating the underpinnings of the new I-91 bridge footings.  Some of the bedrock was so hard they had to substitute a different drill.

The Bridge Work Continues

The Bridge Work Continues

Now they're dismantling the south end of the bridge.

Cutting Out the Center

Cutting Out the Center

Night of 2/17/14 workers are cutting the last piece of metal connecting the middle of the I-91 northbound bridge, turning it into 2 half bridges.  Note the center of the east side has already been removed (right of center).  I guess the engineers know they're cantilevered enough to stand on their own...

Welding Under The Bridge

Welding Under The Bridge

Monday night 1/20/14 workers were welding a big support beam on the bridge...probably to hold it up during demolition.

I-91 Bridge Plan

I-91 Bridge Plan

Here's the plan for the bridge over I-91 at the West River in Brattleboro, between Exit 2 and Exit 3.

Bridge to Hinsdale

Bridge to Hinsdale

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