Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 65/Third Avenue Bridge


About this project

Hwy 65/Third Avenue project location map
Hwy 65/Third Ave. Bridge project location map.
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Summary of work

The historic Hwy 65/Third Ave. Bridge, over the Mississippi River between Second St. SE and First St. S in Minneapolis, which opened in 1918, needs significant repairs.

  • Renovate the Third Ave. Bridge
  • Improve bicycle and walking paths
  • Repair concrete under the bridge
  • Maintain and enhance the bridge’s historic and artistic nature
  • Improve lighting

Traffic impacts


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available.

Construction noise

Crews will work to minimize project noise; however, residents and business owners near the bridge may experience noise, including overnight, during the work.