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Northbound Hastings bridge opening

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HASTINGS — There's good news and bad news for residents of the area who take the Highway 61 bridge over the Mississippi River.

First, the good news: Just after rush hour on Monday Nov. 4, northbound traffic will be routed onto the new bridge. Initially, there will be just one lane open in each direction on the new bridge.


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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. 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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