Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Ring Road really ready!

On a crisp, sunny, November 15th morning, the opening of the new bridge over Highway 35E began at 8:15 with coffee, doughnuts and fun! Left to right posing on the new Duckwood Drive Overpass bridge: City Administrator Tom Hedges, City Councilman Gary Hansen, Chili, Senator Ted Daley and Parks director Julie Sewell Johnson. See the bridge construction here.

Local mascots joined in the fun: Rasmy Moose from Rasmussen College, Chili from Chili's Restaurant and Tireman from Tires Plus. Relay races were run, a shattered champagne bottle christened the bridge and merriment was made by many local politicians, bridge workers, Eagan citizens and city employees.

City of Eagan truck - 1st automobile to cross over bridge!

The Hagen Wagon crossed the bridge with the first 20 cars!

7 comments:

  1. Mazal tov on your new bridge. May it have a long and safe life.

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  2. Building bridges is very important. Mazel tov indeed! Greetings to Chili!

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  3. Congratulations to the people of Eagan for having this bridge! Lucky wagon of yours to be included in the first 20 cars that crossed this bridge.

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  4. congrats!!


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  5. Gee, Leif, you are a local celebrity!!!

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  6. We need to remember to link this to Sunday Bridges this coming Sunday!

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