Yearlong bridge project starts in Fairfield

Road crews are directing traffic away from a Fairfield bridge due to construction work expected to last a year. City officials say the Merritt Street

FAIRFIELD - Road crews are directing traffic away from a Fairfield bridge due to construction work expected to last a year. City officials say the Merritt Street Bridge will be closed as workers build an entirely new span.

The bridge is estimated to reopen in July 2013.

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