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Photographed on Oct. 6, 2017, traffic on Route 132 between Strafford, Vt., and Norwich, Vt., has been slowed by three temporary traffic lights due to a lane closure in three locations. The roadway has been damaged by the July 1 flooding of the Ompompanoosuc River. (Valley News - Geoff Hansen) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Photographed on Oct. 6, 2017, traffic on Route 132 between Strafford, Vt., and Norwich, Vt., has been slowed by three temporary traffic lights due to a lane closure in three locations. The roadway has been damaged by the July 1 flooding of the Ompompanoosuc River. (Valley News – Geoff Hansen) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Adjust your travel plans accordingly.

A section of Route 132 will close for a week beginning on Monday, according to a Thetford Listserv post from town Zoning Administrator and Department of Public Works project manager Mary Ellen Parkman, as the town works to repair the roadway from damage sustained during intense rainstorms and flooding in early July.

Norwich residents are being warned to expect “heavier-than-usual” traffic on New Boston Road as a result of the detour around the closed road.

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