Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35W St. Anthony Falls Bridge

Mississippi River Crossing in downtown Minneapolis

Orange barrels on a highway

Construction Photos

Below are pictures from the construction site.

(Sept. 08, 2008) Two 30 foot tall gateway elements are being installed in the median of the bridge to mark the crossing of the Mississippi River (Sept. 03, 2008) Pouring concrete for the observation plazas surrounding the base of the piers
(Aug. 20, 2008) The Pier extensions protect the bridge bearings and add to the aesthetic appeal of the structure. (Sept. 03, 2008) Constructing the concrete barriers


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(Aug. 20, 2008) Aerial view of the bridge as finishing work progresses
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(Aug. 11, 2008) Concrete being placed for the southbound lanes at Span 4 (on the north end of the bridge)
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(Aug. 11, 2008) Signage is being installed
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(Aug. 11, 2008) Planting and landscaping is being completed
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(Aug. 4, 2008) Recently paved highway on the north side of the project, near University Avenue.
hastings bridge(Aug. 04, 2008) Span 4 between Abutment 5 and Second Street Southeast
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(Aug. 04, 2008) Barrier rail installation on the main bridge