Built In 1948, The Tobin Memorial Bridge In Massachusetts Is The Longest Continuous Truss Bridge In The State
If you’ve lived in the Bay State for any period of time, there’s a good chance you’ve driven across the Tobin Bridge. Dating back to 1948, this bridge is formally named the Maurice J. Tobin Memorial Bridge, but locals all know it by either Tobin Bridge, or its former name, Mystic River Bridge. This three-span cantilevered truss bridge spans out across over two miles between Boston and Chelsea. Not only is this magnificent bridge the longest in the state, but it’s also the tallest in all of New England. Being the longest and tallest truss bridge in the area, it’s easy to see why we would call Tobin Memorial Bridge the best in the Bay State.
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