I-41 back open after 54-hour closure in Zoo Interchange

Construction on I-41 north of Zoo Interchange

I-41 between Watertown Plank Road and Burleigh Street has reopened following a 54-hour closure over the weekend. 

The full freeway closure took place so crews could put two support beams, also called girders, in place for a Union Pacific Railroad bridge. 

The beams – which are 115 feet long, 12 feet high and weight 190,000 pounds each – will be placed over I-41 using cranes. Additional work will be done during the closure, too.

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