Residents react positively (mostly) to DOT’s Bristol bridge solution

Most applaud DOT’s revised bridge replacement plan, though some worry that it’s still not enough

By Christy Nadalin
Posted 11/7/19

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“The new traffic plan would still clog up the town to the detriment of businesses, and the elevation of the roadbed is not high enough to accommodate sea level rise.”

Patrick …

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