MnDOT Uses Drone To Inspect Duluth's Blatnik BridgeThe Minnesota Department of Transportation's plan to use drones for bridge inspections took another step forward with the testing of the idea on the state's largest bridge in Duluth.
Tourists Flock To Gawk At Massive Highway Bridge ProjectsJockeying for a rail spot on the third-floor deck of a St. Croix River paddlewheel boat starts an hour before departure. Up there are prime views of the towering piers, protruding concrete segments and barges full of heavy equipment — all elements of one of the biggest, most expensive bridge projects the Upper Midwest has seen.
Westbound I-94 To Close This Weekend In St. Paul Traffic in the west metro has been a headache lately, and it’s only going to get worse as delays and detours come to St. Paul this weekend.
Metro Transit Wants $6 Million For Vikings Stadium Transit BridgeWhen the Minnesota Vikings had a dome over their heads, it was commotion on ten Sundays a year. And when the new Vikings Stadium opens its doors, it will likely be a repeat. Metro Transit officials asked for a bridge to connect the crowd to the far side of the light rail track.
Eau Claire Man Arrested After Fall From Bridge Near Campus Police say a 21-year-old Eau Claire man was arrested for disorderly conduct after falling more than 30 feet while attempting some sort of stunt on a bridge over the Chippewa River.
St. Paul Bridge Closed To Traffic This WeekendThe Kellogg-Third Street Bridge is closed to all traffic and pedestrians Friday.
City Officials Say St. Paul Bridge Needs To Be RebuiltDrivers in St. Paul will notice reduced lanes on a busy downtown bridge soon. City officials said the bridge at Third Street and Kellogg Avenue needs to be rebuilt. It spans nearly a half mile and it's still young at about 30 years old. Still, city officials said some of its construction no longer complies with state and federal standards.
Lane Restrictions Placed On St. Paul Bridge; Mayor Calls For ReplacementSt. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman says a downtown bridge needs to be replaced as quickly as possible. The mayor and city council president announced lane restrictions on the Kellogg Boulevard-Third Street Bridge Tuesday.
Stillwater Bridge Stuck In Down PositionWater traffic was brought to a halt after the Stillwater Lift Bridge got stuck in the down position Friday morning. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said that the lift bridge was stuck because of a tree jam.
Mpls. Bridge Closed Due To Load-Limit ViolationsA Minneapolis bridge is temporarily closed to traffic due to violations of a recent load limit. City officials say the 89-year-old St. Anthony Parkway Bridge in northeast Minneapolis was restricted to a three-ton load limit after recent inspections. But people have noticed larger vehicles still crossing the bridge, which triggered the closure.
Sonar Used To Search For Car Submerged In Mississippi RiverAuthorities are on the scene, after a report of a car going into the Mississippi River near the 10th Avenue bridge near the University of Minnesota.
NE Mpls. Bridge Snares 3rd Truck In WeeksA railroad bridge in northeast Minneapolis has trapped another semi-trailer truck under its steel girders. Dan Karst and his wife Linda run a recycling business near Columbia Parkway and 5th Street Northeast, just up the road from a steel railroad bridge where traffic flows underneath. That’s unless the passing vehicle is higher than 12 feet 2 inches in height.