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Continued: Badly corroding Minneapolis Northtown bridge nears replacement

  • Article by: STEVE BRANDT , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 1, 2013 - 10:32 PM

Park Commissioner Liz Wielinski said she wants a signature bridge that puts its beauty above the bridge deck, rather than under it, like some bridges that parkways run under. “We want something that’s visible from the skyline, so when you’re coming in on that Northstar commuter train, you have a statement that you’ve arrived,” she said.

 

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