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Jobs & Bridges

Last Friday, after a visit with friends on Cape Cod, my wife and I crossed the Bourne Bridge, the southern span across the Cape Cod Canal. Looking up as we passed under the arch, I noticed a metal sign that was part of the structure: “Bourne Bridge: 1933-1935.”

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The bridge was built by the Public Works Administration (PWA), the precursor to the WPA.

Where are the bridges built in 2009-2011? The city halls? The schools? The energy research labs? The music halls?

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