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No date to have Placentia lift bridge working fully

Fisherman Jim Mulroney lost time putting a hinge on the mast of his longliner so he can pass under the immobilized bridge. “Lost the fishing. Could have been 8,000 or 10,000-pound cod caught,” he said. It takes Jamie Barnett, who fishes on both sides of the bridge, a full day to take his mast down or put it back up again. “So I’m losing money on days that I could be fishing inside or outside, right?” he said. Read more here 08:44