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Covered Bridge to close for September

The West Cornwall Covered Bridge will close for repairs beginning on Tuesday morning, Sept. 4, for one month. Photo by Leila Hawken

Work is beginning now on the state’s project to repair the iconic West Cornwall Covered Bridge, which will close to all traffic on Tuesday, Sept. 4, for about a month. 

“They are starting to do some light work now to get ready,” Cornwall First Selectman Gordon Ridgway said. Asked what is most exciting about the $1 million project, Ridgway said without hesitation that what is most exciting is that the town does not have to pay for it.

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