Join MnDOT historian Katie Haun Schuring on Tue, Sept. 29 for a free virtual presentation about early 20th century Minneapolis, the Third Ave. Bridge design, interesting features and construction methods used during this time. For more information, visit the meetings page.
Crews will work to minimize project noise; however, residents and business owners near the bridge may experience noise, including overnight, during the work.
Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available.
About this project
Summary of work
The historic Hwy 65/Third Ave. Bridge, over the Mississippi River between Second St. SE and First St. S in Minneapolis, needs significant repairs. The 102 year old structure first opened to traffic in 1918.
Renovate the Third Ave. Bridge
Improve bicycle and walking paths
Repair concrete under the bridge
Maintain and enhance the bridge’s historic and artistic nature