Dam gets done under the wire
NEW LONDON -- A $2.6-million construction project to replace the Mill Pond Dam in New London won't be affected, for the most part, by a potential state government shutdown.
Construction crews were scrambling Tuesday to finish the Department of Natural Resources project by Thursday.
It's expected the road over the new dam will be open to traffic on Friday.
The city and DNR will conduct a final walk-through with contractors Thursday.
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