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2010-02-17 13:01:00

CONCORD, Mass., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District plans to resume deck repairs and other work on the Sagamore Bridge in Bourne, Mass., as early in March 2010 as the weather allows. The work will only allow one lane of traffic in each direction - one lane onto the Cape and one lane off the Cape. No wide loads will be permitted over the Sagamore Bridge. The lane restrictions will be in place 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Plans are...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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