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Built in 1960, the Eisenhower Bridge is one of several state bridges scheduled for replacement or renovation. Because the bridge is the only Mississippi River crossing for 30 miles, the Minnesota Department of Transportation hopes to keep lane closures to a minimum when construction gets underway in 2018. (Republican Eagle photo by Michael Brun)

MnDOT looks for input on bridge project

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation wants local feedback on plans to renovate or replace the aging Eisenhower Bridge and connected roadways in downtown Red Wing. The bridge is the only Mississippi River crossing within 30 miles of the city.


There will be an open house for the public to review and comment on MnDOT's proposals 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Foot Room of the Red Wing Public Library. Staff will give a formal presentation 5 p.m.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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