Additional features of the new bridge
- Structural enhancements include the use of high performance concrete to provide superior durability. There are also multiple levels of structural redundancy to provide a long-lasting bridge that will be economical to maintain.
- A state-of-the-art sensor and monitoring system built into the bridge will allow for easier and more comprehensive monitoring throughout the bridge’s lifetime.
- A comprehensive safety program was implemented throughout all aspects of the design and construction process.
Presentation (Powerpoint, 22MB) providing an overview of the project characteristics, updated phases of construction, and public information efforts.
9 Key Steps of Mainspan Construction (PDF, 2.6MB ).
Take a self-directed walking tour of the new bridge (PDF, 4MB)
Glossary of Bridge Terms (PDF, 190KB)
Star Tribune Graphic of Bridge Construction
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