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Rockingham covered bridge to get some help with repairs

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ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) - The town of Rockingham, Vt., has hired an engineer to assess repairs to the floor of the Hall Covered Bridge.

Philip Pierce is recommending that crews attach another layer of hardwood planks to the floor.

Pierce was the lead engineer on reconstruction of the Bartonsville Covered Bridge.

The Eagle-Times reports the original Hall bridge was built in 1870 but was destroyed in 1980 when an overloaded truck attempted to cross it. The 120-foot-long bridge was reconstructed two years later over the Saxtons River.

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