Zakim Bridge

By - 9/19/13 - 9:43 am
Not the Tobin Bridge.

Pete Leslie wonders if we need some sort of education program for photographers who are increasingly likely to get our two iconic bridges mixed up.

By - 8/16/13 - 10:10 am

Sunset over the Zakim

Redsox223 watched the sunset yesterday.

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By - 7/12/13 - 1:06 pm

State Police report that giant American flag that had been flying from the Zakim supports fell this morning, wrapping up a southbound car in its red, white and blueness, but causing no injuries or other crashes.

By - 7/11/13 - 6:03 pm

93 and Zakim ramps

Justin Porter looked out his window around 5:30 p.m. and saw lots of motionless vehicles on and near the Zakim.... Read more

By - 4/24/13 - 8:06 pm

Stopped traffic on the Zakim

Southiegirl captured the scene on the Zakim this afternoon, when police stopped traffic as the Biden motorcade departed the memorial for MIT police officer Sean Collier.... Read more

By - 2/4/13 - 10:35 pm

A town in Washington has built a replica of the Zakim Bridge - for squirrels. It now also serves as something of a memorial to the man who thought it up - who died before the 12-foot-long replica could be installed:

Dick, a retired Longview attorney who had a lifelong fascination with bridges, was familiar with the Zakim Memorial Bridge because it appeared in

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By - 1/27/13 - 12:20 pm

Boston skyline and bridges

Scott Eisen shows what you can do with a good telephoto lens and a long exposure at night while looking toward downtown and the Back Bay.

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By - 12/11/12 - 7:25 am

The I-Team investigates ice showers on the iconic span.

By - 9/20/12 - 12:59 pm

I-93 north of the Zakim, at least, according to the new iPhone Maps app.

By - 9/3/12 - 10:09 am

Zakim Bridge from below.

Ed Hatfield looked up while walking under the Zakim the other day.

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By - 2/23/12 - 1:25 pm

 

Greg MacKay photographed the Zakim on a calm night recently.

Copyright Greg MacKay. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 3/24/11 - 11:33 am

NASA's Astronomy Photo of the Day today shows last week's Supermoon rising over the Zakim.

H/t Dan K.

By - 10/10/09 - 5:04 pm

The Globe reports that Tom Cruise has rented out the Zakim for Sunday so he can land a helicopter on it. Alas, no word on how much it costs to inconvenience motorists like that, but, hey, I bet we could crowdsource the fee and have a heckuva party, just like one of those vodka ads where they fill a swimming pool up with foam... Read more

By - 8/25/09 - 10:34 pm
A new view of the Zakim

Schuyler Ortega took this cool shot of the underside of the Zakim Bridge.

Copyright Schuyler Ortega. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

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By - 4/13/09 - 10:10 am

Take a page from the T, put ads on the sides of the bridge and then light them up.

By - 4/9/09 - 3:46 pm

The turnpike authority is canning the lights to save money - and is considering shutting off every fourth light in the Big Dig tunnels - the Globe reports, adding, however, the authority will continue to splurge on those red lights that keep planes from crashing into the bridge.

By - 2/22/06 - 8:41 am