PORTSMOUTH, NH (CBS) – A nearly century-old bridge that connects New Hampshire to Maine has been shut down.
Officials have decided the 88-year-old Memorial Bridge on Route 1 from Portsmouth to Kittery is too dangerous to remain open.READ MORE: 'It Was My Dream': Bill Shields Retires After 41 Years At WBZ
The two states are working on a replacement.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine Booster Shots Ready To Go For Those Eligible In Massachusetts
Construction of a new span is still about a year away.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
In the meantime, drivers can still get back and forth using the Route 1 bypass and the I-95 bridge.