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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Turnpike and Bridge Authority photographs, scrapbooks and drawings, c. 1929-2000, bulk: 1966-2000

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2001-35
Abstract The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority was created in 1954 by the Rhode Island General Assembly as a corporate body with authority to construct, acquire, maintain and operate bridge projects as defined by law. The collection consists of photographs, news clippings, plan drawings and related ephemera documenting building, opening and maintenance of both the Newport Bridge and the Mount Hope Bridge.
Dates: c. 1929-2000; Majority of material found within 1966-2000