Railing Reconstruction Information

Echo Bridge

Linking Newton and Needham ​since 1876

Contact the Echo Bridge Railing Committee

Echo Bridge Railings Reconstruction

- Reconstruct the historic railings with an in-kind replication of the 1876 design

- Eliminate the temporary chain link fence to restore the integrity of the bridge design 

- Meet the $1.44M cost via a public/private fundraising partnership 

- Pledge now to help us raise private funds and to demonstrate public support to       

  Newton/Needham Community Preservation Committees

January 19 The Needham Channel segment on the Railing project


January 12 Needham Newspaper Story: Echo Bridge railing project gaining steam​http://www.hometownweekly.net/needham/echo-bridge-railing-project-gaining-steam/

Public Flyer summarizing the reconstruction project


MWRA Community Preservation Funding Proposal (Nov 2016)

Historic Cast Iron and Steel Railings Study (2007) 

The Echo Bridge Railings Need Our Support