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The new Hastings bridge is pictured here alongside of the current bridge. Traffic will be routed to a portion of the new bridge on or about June 5. One lane in each direction will be opened, with all four lanes opening in late November or early December. (Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson)

Almost time: MnDOT sets June 5 as target date to open new bridge to traffic

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It won't be long now.

Traffic will be routed onto the new Hastings bridge on or about Wednesday, June 5, according to project manager Steve Kordosky of the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


At first, there will be one lane of traffic in each direction. The bridge won't open in its entirety until late November/early December.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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