Work progresses on two bridges in downtown Rumford, including a $2.08 million deck replacement for

, built in 1954, and a $1.75 million paint project on Morse Bridge, built in 1936.

was last painted in 1990 and is being repainted in the same shade of green. Both projects are on schedule and expected to be completed by October, said Mike Pelletier, Maine Department of Transportation resident engineer.

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