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MnDOT says 'scaling' on new bridge is cosmetic and will be fixed

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Hastings Minnesota 745 Spiral Boulevard 55033

The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Thursday that the concrete surface of the Hastings Bridge railing is flaking or “scaling.”

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“It’s not visually appealing, but the bridge is safe," said project manager Steve Kordosky. "We’ve conducted visual inspections and taken core samples which are at a laboratory to determine what caused the scaling."

The bridge is under warranty and MnDOT will fix the problem later this year.

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