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Second Street, downtown access ramp closure scheduled for May 6

Motorists traveling near downtown Hastings will encounter road closures on local streets beginning Friday, May 6.

Second Street between Eddy and Sibley Streets will close from 6 p.m. Friday, May 6 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 10. Crews will be working on Second Street beneath the existing bridge from Friday night through Sunday night, and during daylight hours on Monday. There will be noise associated with this work as rock removal is necessary.

The downtown access ramp east of Hwy 61 will close from 6 p.m. Friday, May 6 to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7.

The closures are needed for the next phase of utility work in the area.

If you have a question about the project, you can call the Project Hotline at 651-775-5244 or email at

Residents and motorists will be able to access all downtown business, homes and nearby marinas throughout the project. Boaters will be able to access the nearby marinas and travel up and down the river. There may be temporary lane closures for motorists on the bridge and nearby, but these should be limited to off-peak travel times.