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Bridge work temporarily closes NH rail trail leg

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LEBANON, N.H. (AP) - A section of the Northern Rail Trail that passes under Interstate 89 in New Hampshire will be closed for about a week as construction workers repair the bridge above it.

That section in Lebanon is expected to be closed during day hours except Sunday due to safety concerns associated with falling debris.

State Transportation Department workers have started on an $11.9 million project that includes repairs along four miles of the interstate, including work on the deck of the bridge going over the rail trail.

The Valley News reports I-89 drivers will see the effects all summer: The high speed lane is being rerouted to the northbound side, funneling drivers past exit 17. Motorists in the travel lane will still be able to get off at that exit.

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