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Maine DOT workers repair US Route 1 viaduct

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BATH, Maine - The Maine Department of Transportation is replacing the U.S. Route 1 viaduct in Bath, and motorists should plan for disruptions. Work is getting underway after Columbus Day on the bridge-like structure that has carried U.S. 1 traffic over historic downtown Bath since 1958. The new
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