Barge carrying 'mystery structure' en route to Maine

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(PORTLAND, Maine) — A four-story building being transported on a barge was scheduled to arrive here Thursday amid speculation over the structure's purpose and its ultimate destination, the Portland Press Herald reported. The barge, escorted by the tugboat Rowan W. McAllister, left New London, Conn., on Wednesday. Cianbro, a Maine-based construction company, is expected to outfit the structure with "a substantial amount of technology" while it is in Portland.

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By Professional Mariner Staff