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News Release

May 27, 2009



Minnesota Department of Transportation
Office of Communications
395 John Ireland Blvd.
Mail Stop 150
St. Paul, MN 55155-1899

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Highway 99 bridge painting starts June 8


MANKATO, Minn. —


Highway 99 bridge over the Minnesota River in St. Peter


Time frame:
June 8 to June 24


Traffic Impact:
Daytime lane closures with traffic controlled by people flagging; expect brief delays


Project information:
The project includes removing the corrosion and painting the gusset plates to help preserve the structure until Mn/DOT completes a study that will determine whether the historic bridge should be rehabilitated in place or moved.


Mn/DOT urges motorists to plan ahead, watch for detour signs and be alert for workers in the work zone. For updated statewide traffic, construction, weather and travel information, visit www.511mn.org.





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