MnDOT may consider future LRT for new bridge

Aug 13, 2007
Dan Olson

It now appears the Minnesota Department of Transportation is willing to consider a future light rail component for the new 35W bridge. State transportation officials have said it's too expensive and will cause too much delay to change the route of the already planned Central Corridor light rail line to use the new 35W bridge. Minnesota Public Radio's Dan Olson reports.

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