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June 3, 2022

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Repairs to Hwy 169 bridge near Lookout Drive and Center Street in Mankato/North Mankato nearly complete

MANKATO, Minn. – Motorists are advised that the Highway 169 northbound off ramp to Lookout Drive and Center Street in Mankato/North Mankato is expected to open to traffic on Saturday, June 4 by 6 p.m.

The Highway 169 southbound off ramp to Lookout Drive is expected to remain closed for at least another week.

The ramps have been closed since May 2 as crews have been working to make permanent repairs to the Highway 169 bridge that was struck by a truck last October, causing significant damage. Repairs to the bridge included the replacement of the bridge deck, beam, and barrier. 

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