Lyndon signs contract to fix covered bridge hit by truck
A Vermont town has signed a contract to repair a 19th century covered bridge that was damaged when it was hit by a truck.
The Caledonian Record reports the town of Lyndon signed a contract to repair the now-closed Millers Run bridge that was damaged in May when it was hit by a box truck.
Police say the 12-foot, 6-inch tall truck went through the bridge, which has a maximum vehicle height of 11 feet, 9 inches.
The original bridge was built in 1878.
Lyndon Municipal Administrator Justin Smith says that next week the contractor Winterset will begin preparing the bridge for repairs.
Smith says the $56,175 repair cost is being paid for by the company that owned the truck and its insurance company.
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