Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

Jan. 11, 2019

MnDOT to test aesthetic lighting system on Kennedy Bridge in East Grand Forks starting next week

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will begin testing the aesthetic lighting system on the Kennedy Bridge in East Grand Forks starting Monday, Jan. 14 through Friday, Feb. 1. The testing is required as part of the construction project to ensure that the lighting controller and system are working properly.

During the test period, the lighting on the bridge will be displayed as a different color each day. Upon completion of testing, the lighting will revert back to its standard white light.

To learn more about the Kennedy Bridge project, visit the project website at mndot.gov/d2/projects/kennedybridge.

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