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Mystic railroad bridge out of service

Published October 15. 2013 9:00PM   Updated October 15. 2013 9:26PM

Mystic - The railroad bridge spanning the Mystic River is out of service for marine traffic due a mechanical failure, according to an Amtrak spokesman.

The problem, first reported on Tuesday, prevents the bridge from opening and closing.

Amtrak crews are awaiting delivery of a replacement part and hope to have repairs completed by the end of the week, according to Amtrak spokesman Cliff Cole.

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