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CSX began replacing the burned wooden trestle behind The Boat House on South Jefferson Street with a new steel and concrete trestle about two weeks ago. The trestle was set on fire last April in an act of criminal mischief and a suspect has been charged. If all goes as planned, the project will be complete by the end of the year. Freight traffic through the area is traveling at a reduced speed.

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