Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 9, 2013

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Southbound Hwy 52 Lafayette Bridge in St. Paul closes Sept. 14


Roseville, Minn. –The annual in-depth inspection of the southbound Hwy 52 Lafayette Bridge spanning the Mississippi River east of downtown St. Paul is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 14.

Beginning at 6 a.m. through 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 the southbound Hwy 52 Lafayette Bridge will be closed and detoured for the in-depth inspection of the bridge’s condition.

During the closure, traffic will follow a signed detour.

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

For more information on the Hwy 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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