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Beaver dam collapses washing out Colchester road

Colchester FIrst Selectman Gregg Schuster tweeted this photo Colchester FIrst Selectman Gregg Schuster tweeted this photo
Another shot of the washed out road in Colchester Another shot of the washed out road in Colchester
COLCHESTER, CT (WFSB) -

A road has been closed in Colchester after a beaver dam collapsed sending millions of gallons of water rushing over it.

Colchester First Selectman Gregg Schuster tweeted a photograph of the washed-out road and said it would be closed for a long time.

Connecticut State Police said Old Hartford Road was closed between Prospect Hill Road and Route 149 because of the dam collapse.

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