::. Picture by elki | See informations below v 

.: USA Pictures :.     Infos en Francais 

.: LoCAtE the photos on Google maps :.
  


 
Picture by elki: Boston Massachusetts   zakim bridge boston

Random picture

Random state Forum Send it by email Contact Us Infos en Francais
  
.:
LoCAtE It on Google maps :.
 

  

.: Picture by elki :.



 Published

 
4/8/2012 7

 State
More Pictures for Massachusetts
 Massachusetts

 Main category
More Pictures for Urban building
 Urban building

 National Park
 
 Photo Date
 
04/2012
 City More Pictures for Boston
 
Boston
 Other category More Pictures for Technology transportation
 
Technology transportation
 Point of Interest
 
     

.: Tags & informations :.



 
"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonard_P._Zakim_Bunker_Hill_Memorial_Bridge The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge (or Zakim Bridge) is a cable-stayed bridge across the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts. It is a replacement for the Charlestown High Bridge, an older truss bridge constructed in the 1950s, and is the world's widest cable-stayed bridge. Of 10 lanes, the main portion of the Zakim Bridge carries four lanes each way (northbound and southbound) of the Interstate 93 and U.S. Route 1 concurrency between the Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill Jr. Tunnel and the elevated highway to the north. Two additional lanes are cantilevered outside the cables, which carry northbound traffic from the Sumner Tunnel and North End on-ramp. These lanes merge with the main highway north of the bridge. I-93 heads toward New Hampshire as the "Northern Expressway", and US 1 splits from the Interstate and travels northeast toward Massachusetts' north shore, crossing the Mystic River via the Tobin Bridge. The bridge and connecting tunnel were built as part of the Big Dig, the largest highway construction project in the United States. The north-bound (NB) lanes were finished in March 2003, then south-bound (SB) lanes in December. The bridge's unique styling quickly became an icon for Boston, often featured in the backdrop of national news channels, to establish location, and included on tourist souvenirs. The bridge is commonly referred to as the "Zakim Bridge" or "Bunker Hill Bridge" by residents of nearby Charlestown. The Leverett Circle Connector Bridge was constructed in conjunction with the Zakim Bridge, allowing some traffic to bypass it. more @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonard_P._Zakim_Bunker_Hill_Memorial_Bridge"

 
Tags: zakim bridge boston
  

18999  Views
  

.: Related Pictures :.


 

 

 Photo by ambroshaa | Marblehead  Photo by usaspirit | Provincetown  povincetown cap code Photo by USA Picture Visitor | Boston  Beacon Hill, Boston Photo by usaspirit | Provincetown  cape code provincetown Photo by elki | Provincetown  beach, sand, cape cope
 Photo by elki | Boston  boston Photo by elki | Boston  water taxi, Logan Photo by USA Picture Visitor | Boston  Beacon Hill, Boston Photo by Goldovt | Boston  Photo by Goldovt | Boston
 Photo by LoneStarMike | Jacksonville  dining, shopping, plaza, Photo by elki | San Francisco  golden gate bridge Photo by LoneStarMike | Live Oak  courthouse Photo by elki | Washington  Georges w bush Photo by elki | Washington  Lincoln keep eyes @washington
 Photo by elki | Orlando  water lily Photo by elki | New York  coney island Photo by elki | Orlando  marvel universal Photo by elki | New York  chinatown Photo by elki | San Francisco  Golden Gate bridge

.: Visitor's comments for this picture :.


 


As a Guest, you can only read the comments. Please log-in first if your are a member