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Sept. 14, 2012



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Hwy 258 in Brown County opens to traffic Sept. 17
New bridge project complete


MANKATO, Minn. – Motorists can once again travel Hwy 258 in Brown County beginning Monday, Sept. 17.  The new bridge over the Cottonwood River has been constructed to replace the old hi-truss bridge.


Traffic has been detoured to county roads since April 30.


The $1.5 million project provides motorists with a new three-span, concrete girder bridge and a southbound turn lane at 200th Street for trucks entering the elevator facility.


The contractor was Robert R. Schroeder Construction Company of Glenwood.


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