The City of Hastings says crews are preparing to start pouring the concrete deck on the main span of the new Hastings Bridge late next week.
MnDOT is only about two months away from letting the first vehicles make their way across. One lane should be open in each direction in early June. All four lanes are scheduled to open in mid-December.
A Burnsville city staffer has been promoted to city manager.
Heather Johnston, the city's current director of administrative services and chief financial officer, has been selected as the seventh city manager. Johnston will succeed Craig Ebeling, who retired last week after 10 years working as the city's top administrator.