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Fairport residents, businesses hope to adapt to bridge closure

A project whose length will span more than a year began Wednesday in the Village of Fairport.

Repairs to the Main Street lift bridge, which connects both sides of the village over the Erie Canal, are now underway.

The bridge is closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

For two years, Fairport Mayor Julie Domoratz has imagined the moment of raising the bridge for the last time until fall 2020.

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