Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Hwy 65 Railroad Bridge Replacement

Minneapolis

About this project- Project completed

Hwy 65 map

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

Summary of work

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

Cost

  • Approximately $14 million

Contacts

Bobbie Dahlke
Public Affairs Metro District
bobbie.dahlke@state.mn.us
651-234-7503