Contest to repurpose Crook Point Bascule Bridge draws 78 entries

Updated at 1:03 p.m.

THE CROOK POINT Bascule Bridge, shown in this photo from the bike trail, was built in 1908 and has been abandoned since 1976. PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD
PROVIDENCE – The city has received 78 responses from individuals and entities with ideas for finding a new purpose for the Crook Point Bascule Bridge. The steel drawbridge, affixed in the upright position over the Seekonk River since 1976, was once part of a rail line that carried passengers, then freight, across the river from…

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