Where’s the missing link for the new Highway 61 bridge over the Mississippi River in Hastings?
Right here in the upper right…
The span has been sitting near Lock and Dam #2…
It’s going to be floated down the river on a barge next month and hoisted into place, an event that will likely draw thousands of “sidewalk superintendents” to the river.
Update 1:38 p.m. – Click the lower image for the full size photo to see the scale of the span.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.