Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Dec. 13, 2013

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Daytime closure planned Tuesday, Dec. 17 for northbound Hwy 52/Lafayette bridge in St. Paul

ROSEVILLE, Minn.— The existing northbound Hwy 52 Lafayette bridge will close from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 for concrete work on the new northbound bridge over the Mississippi River east of downtown St. Paul.

The northbound Hwy will close between Concord Street and 7th Street to allow construction crews to use the bridge as a platform to pour concrete for the new northbound bridge pier in the middle of the river span.

Motorists should detour south on Interstate 494 to Hwy 61 and I-94 during the daytime closure.

For more project information or to sign up for e-mail project updates, visit the project website at http://www.mndot.gov/lafayettebridge/. Statewide traffic, construction and travel information is available at www.511mn.org, or call 5-1-1.

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