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Quake aftershocks damage Napa bridge, force lane closure
Quake aftershocks damage Napa bridge, force lane closure

A set of aftershocks that rattled the Bay Area Tuesday morning caused damage to the George Butler Bridge in Napa, officials said. Crews with the California Department of Transportation were performing emergency road repair on the bridge on southbound State Route 29 after a "deviation" or bump was found, said Sgt. Diana McDermott of the California Highway Patrol. Motorists, she said, can feel the bump in the bridge as they drive over it. No collisions were reported, she said. Crews closed one lane of the two-lane road to make the repairs.  The series of aftershocks began early Tuesday with the largest at magnitude 3.9 a mile from American Canyon at a depth of...

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