Bridge Work in Friendship, Cushing 

Trucks travelling through Friendship and Cushing may need to find an alternate route this summer.The Salt Pond Bridge, which links the two communities, now has a five ton weight limit.Town officials say supports on both ends of the bridge have separated through the years, causing a safety concern.Until repairs are made, heavy vehicles are being asked to find a different way through Friendship and Cushing.Selectmen from Cushing and Friendship met with Maine D.O.T. officials Monday to talk about how to fix the bridge.