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Bridge named for Fandrey

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On May 10, 1996, Captain Joseph R. Fandrey, a Needham native, died when two helicopters collided during a training exercise in North Carolina. On Saturday, the bridge on Highland Avenue spanning Route 128 was named in his honor, and a brief ceremony was held to commemorate the occasion. To...
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APWA recognizes Elliot Street Bridge restoration

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff When people drive over bridges, they tend to avoid thinking about their structural safety. But every engineer knows that every bridge needs a tune-up here and there to ensure its safety. The Elliot Street has been driven over by thousands over the last 162 years since its creation, which has made...
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