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News Release
Sept. 17, 2012



MnDOT Metro District
Office of Communications
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Roseville, MN 55113


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Annual inspection set for Lafayette Bridge
Day-long closure scheduled for southbound


ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists should expect delays on Saturday, Sept. 22 while the Minnesota Department of Transportation performs an annual in-depth inspection of the southbound Hwy 52 Lafayette bridge spanning the Mississippi River in St. Paul. 


Inspectors will begin their in-depth look at the southbound bridge at 7:30 a.m. and will continue until completed 8 p.m. that day.


Southbound Hwy 52 will be closed between West 7th Street and Hwy 156 (Concord Street) and traffic detoured.


Motorists should follow the posted detours during the closures:
Southbound bridge closure: Follow southbound Hwy 61 to westbound I-494 to northbound Hwy 156 (Concord Street).


For more information on the Hwy 52 Lafayette Bridge project:


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