Weather Forecast

The main span for the new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings is now floating out of the navigational channel in the Mississippi River.

Hastings bridge closure changes: It is now expected to close sometime next week


There has been another change of plans for the Hastings bridge closure, which had been scheduled for this week.

It looks as though the bridge will close during 48 to 72 hours sometime next week.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson has been the general manager and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette since 2007. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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