Sarah Mildred Long Bridge rising from the river

It won’t be open for Labor Day weekend traffic, and it may not be open for Columbus Day weekend, but in about four months, the third bridge crossing the Piscataqua River should be restored.

The new Sarah Mildred Long Bridge is about a month and a half behind the original Sept. 1 projected open date for vehicular traffic, and an updated open date has not been set. Right now, mid-October is the best estimate.

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by Brian Early Portsmouth Herald.