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Last updated: 4/5/18

Longfellow Bridge restoration and rehabilitation tour

Learn about its history and find out what it takes to restore one of the most significant bridges in Boston!

This tour will discuss the design goals and the overall process of restoring one of the most important historic bridges in the City of Boston. The Longfellow Bridge over the Charles River, completed in 1908, has undergone a comprehensive five-year restoration to:

  • extend its useful life
  • comply with current safety codes, and
  • enhance its appearance while also preserving its historic integrity and original detailing.

The bridge will also be reconnected to the historic park system along the Charles River basin.