The Highway 53 relocation project is just about finished. Minnesota's tallest bridge opened overnight, and this morning we took our first drive across. I had my wife video the drive starting from where the route change begins heading south out of Virginia, MN.
The massive bridge project is nearing an end for the Highway 53 relocation project, and the group Bridge Daze is looking for your help to name it. People can vote from now until September 1st from 5 names.
I saw an article today in the Duluth News Tribune about the possibility of replacing the Blatnik Bridge within the next 10-15 years. It's near the end of it's life. As you probably have noticed, every year there are bridge inspections. After the I-35 bridge collapsed nearly a decade ago, bridge strength and safety has been a big deal for MNDOT. I learned today, that you can actually look up t