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A concept photo from the Minnesota Department of Transportation shows how a proposed segmental concrete bridge would look in place of the current Highway 63 bridge to Wisconsin. This is one of three bridge replacement options being considered for construction in 2018.

Eisenhower Bridge replacement moves ahead

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RED WING, Minn. -- Plans to replace the Highway 63 Eisenhower Bridge over the Mississippi River are advancing as the Minnesota Department of Transportation continues to gather local feedback on design options.


Among the latest developments is a decision to modify the approach road on the Wisconsin side of the river. MnDOT presented the concept at a listening session Tuesday night at City Hall.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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