Sarah Long Bridge damage estimated at $2.5 million

4:27 PM, Apr 4, 2013   |    comments
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PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (NEWS CENTER) - New Hampshire DOT officials say that the total damage to the Sarah Long Bridge is estimated at $2.5 million and that the private contractor, Cianbro, has been commissioned to do the repairs.

NH DOT says that the inspection process has finished for now and that Cianbro has begun work on the bridge, focusing on the steel fabrication, staging an mobilization. NH DOT says that they are confident the bridge will be repaired.

The bridge was damaged after a tanker got loose from it's mooring and crashed into the bridge on Monday.

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