Repairs Needed for Duxbury, MA, Powder Point Bridge

The Powder Point Bridge connects the mainland to Duxbury Beach. Photo/New England Boating, Tom Richardson.

Duxbury Clipper: At 2,200’, the Powder Point Bridge is the longest wooden bridge in the United States. It is also in need of $2.4 million in repairs. To pay for those repairs, town officials have raised beach sticker fees.

The Powder Point Bridge Committee presented their findings on the bridge to the Duxbury Board of Selectmen Monday night. The town manager-appointed committee consists of chairman Jeff Lewis, Harbormaster Don Beers, DPW Director Peter Buttkus, ex-selectmen Margaret Kearney and Andre Martecchini, and DPW Highway Manager, Ed Vickers. The committee began meeting in September.

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