Repair work set to begin for Route 78 bridge over Canal St.

Repair work set to begin for Route 78 bridge over Canal St.

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Westerly Town Hall.

WESTERLY — The Varietyville Road Bridge, a section of Route 78 that crosses Canal Street, is scheduled for repair work set to begin today.

Repairs will be made to the steel girders on the underside of the bridge. Brief delays and lane closures could occur on Canal Street. The project is expected to be completed before Memorial Day. Work will occur Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The work will be performed by Aetna Bridge of Warwick under a $250,000 contract with the state Department of Transportation.

— Dale P. Faulkner


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