Bridge estimate: faster, cheaper than expected


CORNWALL — Fewer than two dozen people came to a special town meeting Saturday evening (Oct. 8) at Cornwall Consolidated School, where a plan to replace the Lower River Road bridge took the final step needed for construction to begin.

The single-lane bridge over Mill Brook, at its confluence with the Housatonic River just upstream of the Covered Bridge, was partially destroyed on Aug. 28 by Tropical Storm Irene.

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