Arredondo Memorial (Jamaicaway) Bridge – Boston MA

City:
Boston, MA

Site Type:
Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels, Infrastructure and Utilities

New Deal Agencies:
Public Works Funding, National Recovery Administration (NRA)

Started:
1935

Completed:
1936

Contractor:
Coleman Brothers Corporation

Quality of Information:
Very Good

Marked:
Yes

Site Survival:
Extant

Description

The bridge carrying the Jamaicaway over Huntington Avenue, near Brookline, was constructed with NIRA funds. The structure was renamed in 2017 for the sons of Boston Marathon bombing hero Carlos Arredondo.

Source notes

Plaques on bridge.
"JP Bridge Renamed For Late Sons Of Marathon Bombing Hero Carlos Arredondo". 28 Sept 2017. CBS Boston. (https://boston.cbslocal.com/2017/09/28/carlos-arredondo-sons-bridge-renamed-jamaica-plain-boston-marathon-bombing/), accessed September 1, 2018.
"Overpass opens for week-end." Boston Globe, 23 Aug 1936, p. 1.
"Jamaicaway Bridge Over Route 9." Jamaica Plain Historical Society. (https://www.jphs.org/transportation/jamaicaway-bridge-over-route-9.html), accessed September 1, 2018.

Site originally submitted by Ken Liss - Brookline Historical Society on September 1, 2018.

Location Info


Jamaicaway and Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA

Coordinates: 42.331866, -71.113003

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