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Scotland Road bridge in Norwich severely deteriorated, to be replaced in 2019

October 13, 2018

Norwich — When a construction crew last year pulled off the pavement from the Scotland Road bridge over Interstate 395 to repair deteriorated portions of the structure and beams, they discovered a patch job would not work.

The 1958 bridge was found in much worse condition than anticipated, prompting the state Department of Transportation to speed up a 5.4 million cost was a “worst case” estimate, and he expects the actual cost estimate to be “much lower” once designs are completed.

c.bessette@theday.com

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