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MnDOT to host informational open house today concerning the replacement of two bridges over I-90 in Austin in 2021

The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public to attend an informational open house today in Austin to learn about a construction project to replace bridges over Interstate 90 in two locations in Austin.

The meeting is from 4-6 p.m. in the large meeting room of the Austin Public Library, 323 4th Ave NE. There will be no formal presentation. The project team will be available to answer any questions and provide a detailed update, and Mike Dougherty, Director of Public Engagement and Communications for MnDOT District 6 based in Rochester told KAUS News that the open house will also be a good opportunity for residents of Austin to get an early start on garnering information concerning the project…

The I-90 Bridges Reconstruction Project will replace the bridges at Highway 218/14th St. NW and 28th St. NE over Interstate 90. Officials with MnDOT stated that the bridges are nearing the end of their service life and are scheduled to be replaced in 2021. The reconstruction is part of a larger planning effort to update aging community infrastructure over the next decade, including other bridges in Austin’s I-90 corridor.

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