bridge http://wamc.org en Hudson Valley Bridge To Be Renamed http://wamc.org/post/hudson-valley-bridge-be-renamed <p></p><p>A bridge in the Hudson Valley will be renamed in honor of local veterans.</p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 14:52:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 94108 at http://wamc.org Hudson Valley Bridge To Be Renamed "Bay Bridge: History and Design of a New Icon" http://wamc.org/post/bay-bridge-history-and-design-new-icon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>An innovative landmark a quarter century in the making, the new eastern span of the San Francisco&ndash;Oakland Bay Bridge represents the latest spectacular chapter in the history of this storied structure.</p><p>The new bridge&#39;s architect, Donald MacDonald, joins us to talk about the bridge and the book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1452113262/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1452113262&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Bay Bridge: History and Design of a New Icon</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://ir-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1452113262" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /></em>. With friendly text and charming illustrations, Bay Bridge reveals the design decisions that have shaped the evolution of the bridge over the last century&mdash;from the history of the original bridge, through the planning of the new span, to the construction of its signature 525-foot-high white tower.</p><p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 74810 at http://wamc.org "Bay Bridge: History and Design of a New Icon" MassDOT Program Funds Small Scale Projects http://wamc.org/post/massdot-program-funds-small-scale-projects <p> The top transportation official in Massachusetts is highlighting a new program designed to tackle small traffic bottlenecks.&nbsp; It could help communities pay for projects that have languished on &ldquo;wish lists&rdquo;. WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 22:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 45550 at http://wamc.org MassDOT Program Funds Small Scale Projects