MnDOT TPI Project update, nighttime deomlition to begin next week

MnDOT TPI Project update, nighttime deomlition to begin next week

November 26, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold (11/26/21)

(Duluth, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be quite active with the Twin Ports Interchange Project in Duluth with another monthly meeting and the beginning of nighttime demolition in the project.

The virtual public meeting is scheduled to be Monday, November 29th at 12:15pm to provide updates on the project. To join the meeting virtually, follow the link with this story. Those without internet access can join by calling 855-282-6330 and enter the access code (2492 621 3187). For those unable to attend the meeting the day of, a recording will be posted on the project webpage to view whenever convenient. 

Nighttime demolition on the TPI project is set to take place during overnight hours Wednesday and Thursday December 1-2. The work is needed for the two remaining bridges over BNSF railroad tracks. Work will commence starting at 7am on December 1st, and progress around-the-clock until the concrete bridge decks are demolished directly overhead the railroad tracks and the fallen debris has been safely removed from the tracks. Demolition work will resume during normal working hours after 7am Friday, December 3rd.Visit the TPI Project page on the MnDOT website or check out the MnDOT Northeast Facebook page for more information.