Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 16, 2013

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Northbound Hwy 52 Lafayette Bridge in St. Paul closes Sept. 21

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Motorists traveling northbound on the Highway 52 Lafayette Bridge in St. Paul, will encounter a detour this Saturday as the bridge will close for an annual inspection.

Beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, the bridge spanning the Mississippi River east of downtown St. Paul will be closed and traffic will be detoured. The bridge will re-open by 8 p.m.  

Inspection activities will be cancelled in case of high winds or other inclement weather. 

For more information on the Highway 52 Lafayette Bridge replacement project, please visit http://www.dot.state.mn.us/lafayettebridge/

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.


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