Crook Point Bascule Bridge

Call For Design Ideas — Bascule Bridge

The City of Providence and the Providence Redevelopment Agency are hosting a design competition to generate reuse ideas for the Crook Point Bascule Bridge. (No luxury condo towers please.) A 10-year transportation plan, issued last year by RIDOT, scheduled demolition for 2026-27, earmarking $6 million for the removal. The Crook Point Bascule Bridge is a …

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PPS Endangered Property — Crook Point Bascule

Last month we highlighted the 1931 State Board of Public Roads building on Arline Street, but this year’s Most Endangered Properties List from the Providence Preservation Society also includes some less conventional entries: the Axelrod music sign, and the property pictured here, the iconic Crook Point Bascule Bridge which RIDOT has slated for demolition. Word …

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