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The French King Bridge is a historic structure that spans the Connecticut River between the towns of Erving and Gill, Massachusetts. This three-span "cantilever arch" bridge stands 135 feet above the river, offering a dramatic display of steel construction and American engineering skill. The bridge, which is part of Massachusetts Route 2, carries automobile, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic. It was opened to traffic on September 10, 1932, and was named the "Most Beautiful Steel Bridge" of 1932 by the American Institute of Steel Construction. The bridge was rebuilt in 1992, and refurbished in 2008–2010. Visiting this iconic bridge offers some of the most sweeping Pioneer Valley views. Bridge carries Mass. Route 2 over Connecticut River, also known as French King Highway.

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Millers Falls, MA 01349