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Photos from June 2014 flood

constructing barriers on I-35 in Burnsville
Our crews building an earth dam near Black Dog Road in Burnsville. The dam, which is right next to I-35W northbound, will help control rising water from the Minnesota River.
Hwy 66 bank erosion
Bank next to Hwy 66 south of Mankato.
Hwy 66 mudslide
Cleanup of mudslide on Hwy 66 south of Mankato
Hwy 93 water flowing over road
Hwy 93 between Le Sueur and Hwy 169
Hwy 68 in Morgan with approximately 7 inches of water on the road.
Hwy 169
Hwy 169 at St. Peter
flood barriers on I-35
Our crews installing 1,500 feet of concrete flood barrier along northbound 35W between Cliff Road and Black Dog Road.
stillwater lift bridge preparations
Stillwater Lift Bridge--Once the concrete barriers are in place, the bridge will be lifted into the "up" position.
stillwater lift bridge rising water
Stillwater Lift Bridge--In the "up" position, the electrical system will be protected from getting wet. It also allows flood debris to get through.

Videos from June 2014 flood