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Merrimack Valley

January 24, 2013

Dangerous cold keeps region in its grip

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Be careful of the antifreeze around the car, too, because that can poison a pet attracted to a spill, Mack said.

There was one major traffic problem in New Hampshire.

The lift span on the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge on the Route 1 Bypass between Maine and Portsmouth became stuck about a foot above the roadway when workers raised it during a “cold weather lift.”

“There is some damage that needs to be fixed,” New Hampshire Department of Transportation spokesman William Boynton said.

It was uncertain how long repairs would take, he said.

The extended forecast for the region has daytime temperatures below freezing until Monday.

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