The proposal to replace the existing Blatnik Bridge continues to advance. A joint public meeting hosted by the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be held virtually on Thursday, September 10
After first being discussed about two years ago, officials with Minnesota Department of Transportation have added the replacement of the Blatnik Bridge into their ten-year plan - focusing a completed-by date of 2028 at an estimated cost of $460 million dollars.
The next two and a half weeks will bring orange cones and lane closures for drivers who use the Bong Bridge as part of their daily commute. It's time for the annual summer inspection - scheduled to start Monday, August 6 until Thursday, August 23.
Do people still use road maps? I do - and I get guff about it from my co-workers. Sure, I recognize the convenience of a digital map available via the internet, cellphone, or a device like Tom Tom; I've even used digital maps. However, I like having a paper road map and …