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Town races to repair damaged bridge

karenb@lakevillejournal.com

CORNWALL — Battling time and the elements to replace a bridge damaged by Tropical Storm Irene was looking remarkably doable as of last week.

The selectmen spent most of their Sept. 20 meeting discussing everything that needs to get done, and setting a schedule that is detailed practically down to the minute.

Engineer David Battista will continue to work as needed. Resident expert Roger Kane said he will continue to consult on a volunteer basis.

First Selectman Gordon Ridgway stated repeatedly he will not allow red tape to slow the process.

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