MinnPost staff Nice bridge you got there. Shame if something were to happen to it. KSTP’s Josh Rosenthal reports: “A Minnesota landmark for more than a century, the historic Stone Arch Bridge is in danger of being closed down within weeks, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. … ‘It's likely,’ MnDOT Planning and Hydraulics Engineer Amber Blanchard said Monday. … The reasoning behind it is due to engineers saying they need $13 million to repair the deteriorating stone blocks and mortar that make-up the bridge. While that request was included in Gov. Mark Dayton's bonding bill proposal, it has not been included in either the House or Senate's proposals, meaning it's unlikely MnDOT will see the money this...
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MnDOT warns of imminent Stone Arch Bridge closure without funding for repairs