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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release
October 25, 2011
Contacts:
Doug Gosling
Bridge Maintenance Bureau
(603) 271-3667
Bill Boynton
Public Information Office
(603) 271-6495
Saco Covered Bridge In Conway To Close For Repairs
Nine Week Closure For East Side Road Bridge Over Saco River

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation announces the planned closure of the Saco Covered Bridge on East Side Road over the Saco River in Conway on Monday, October 31, for repairs.

This work by a NHDOT Bridge Maintenance crew involving replacement of the timber deck is expected take nine weeks to complete, with the bridge reopening to traffic on or about January 3, 2012. Motorists should seek alternative routes during the closure period.

The Saco Covered Bridge was built in 1890 and rebuilt in 1989.






New Hampshire Department of Transportation
PO Box 483 | 7 Hazen Drive | Concord, NH | 03302-0483
Tel: 603.271-3734 | Fax: 603.271.3914

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