Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Hwy 65 Railroad Bridge Replacement


Project Completed

Hwy 65 map

Crews demolished the BNSF Bridge over Central Avenue on Monday, Aug. 4. Click map for larger PDF version.

About this project

Summary of work

  • Replaced the existing bridge with a newer structure for railroad traffic
  • Raised the existing vertical clearance for Hwy 65/Central Ave. traffic
  • Resurfaced Hwy 65 between 14th Ave. NE and 18th Ave. NE and construct new sidewalks and retaining walls


Bobbie Dahlke
Public Affairs Metro District