A bridge between New Hampshire and Maine that was hit by an oil tanker will remain closed to traffic for two to four weeks after an inspection found damage that caused safety concerns.
An oil tanker broke loose from a pier and struck a heavily traveled bridge that links New Hampshire and Maine, damaging it and closing it to traffic.
Transportation officials anticipate that a lift bridge that’s been out of commission for days will become operational Saturday afternoon, allowing ships carrying heating oil and other supplies to resume travel up the Piscataqua River for deliveries.
Work is expected to start to fix a lift bridge between New Hampshire and Maine that had gotten stuck and caused traffic problems along the seacoast.
Navy investigators say a man working aboard a submarine in Maine has been charged with setting a fire that heavily damaged the vessel in May, and a second near it in June.
Preliminary findings from Navy investigators suggest a fire aboard a dry-docked submarine started in a vacuum cleaner used by shipyard workers, officials said Wednesday. The Navy also confirmed a preliminary estimate of $400 million for repairs.
The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Fire Department responded to a report of another potential fire aboard the USS Miami submarine Wednesday, but it turned out to be a false alarm.
An early estimate from the Navy puts the price tag for repairs of a fire-damaged submarine in the range of about $400 million.
Authorities say a man facing a drunken driving charge in New Hampshire showed up for his court hearing intoxicated.
First there was a gourmet burger revolution, and now, it looks like the upscale pizza invasion is here to stay.