NH-Vt. covered bridge undergoing repairsThe Associated Press | September 09,2013CORNISH, N.H. - Repairs are starting on one of the longest covered bridges in the United States, which connects New Hampshire and Vermont.
The two-lane Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge, which spans the Connecticut River, is going down to a single lane for up to eight weeks starting this week.
The New Hampshire Department of Transportation says the travel width is being restricted to 10 feet during the repair period. Drivers using the bridge can expect delays.
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