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News Release
April 13, 2012




Minnesota Department of Transportation
District 7, Mankato/Windom
2151 Bassett Drive
Mankato, MN 56001


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Hwy 258 bridge replacement begins April 30

Traffic will use detour until early September



MANKATO, Minn. –  Highway 258 motorists will use a detour beginning Monday, April 30, while crews replace the hi-truss bridge over the Little Cottonwood River between Highway 14 and Comfrey, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


Traffic will detour on Brown County Road 24, Brown County Road 5 in Springfield and Highway 14 until early September, weather permitting.


The $1.5 million project will provide 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 is Robert R. Schroeder Construction Company of Glenwood.


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