Four new transfer bridges manufactured in China have arrived in Quincy, and will soon make their way to Falmouth, Steamship Authority spokesman Sean Driscoll told The Times. A Swedish firm worked on behalf of the SSA to arrange the fabrication of the bridges.
“The total cost for [four] new bridges is $2.2 million,” Driscoll messaged. The price includes installation.
The transfer bridges, adjustable platforms for loading vehicles, are components of the ongoing Woods Hole project. They will serve the three new ferry slips presently under construction, one per slip. The fourth bridge will be on reserve as a spare, according to Driscoll.