New Minneapolis bridge sturdy rather than spectacular

09/14/2008 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

The bridge on Interstate 35W in Minneapolis is scheduled to open three weeks ahead of schedule, but some residents are less than wowed by its appearance. The bridge replaces the one that collapsed last year, and the design goes for sturdy rather than spectacular. "We had an opportunity to build a signature bridge, and we didn't take it," said an area resident.

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