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The cable bridge, above, is one of two designs still on the table for the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The cable bridge would cost $265 million to build and its maintenance would cost $8 million.

New bridge type? Stay tuned

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Hastings residents will have to wait a little while longer to find out what the new Highway 61 bridge will look like.

At a public meeting Wednesday afternoon at City Hall, transportation officials announced they have two bridge options still in the running.


The new bridge will either be the cable-supported design or the arch design.

On Tuesday, Minnesota Department of Transportation officials eliminated the twin box girder bridge design from consideration .

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