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BRIDGES (STRUCTURES)

Abandonment, alteration, or vacation

Applications, Minn. Rules 8810.8200, 8810.8300

Funding, Minn. Rules 8810.8200, 8810.8300

Town bridges, funding, Minn. Rules 8820.2900

Acquisition

Bridges over navigable waters, Minn. Statutes 2019 168.09

Interstate bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.07

Joint acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.07, 2019 165.09

All-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.928

Alteration or vacation, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.16

Approaches

Bridges over navigable waters, joint acquisition, construction, or maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.09

Clearance from railroad rails, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.06

Grade, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.06

Town bridges, town bridge account, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.082

Width, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.04, 2019 165.06

Arianna Celeste Macnamara Memorial Bridge, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Betty Adkins Bridge, description, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Biauswah Bridge, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Bonds (public debt)

County bonds, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.10

International municipal toll bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.08

Bradley Waage Memorial Bridge, description, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Bridge companies, personal property taxes, listing, assessment, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.43

Bridge of Hope, description, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Bridges from islands, Minn. Statutes 2019 164.15

Bridges over lakes, Minn. Statutes 2019 164.15

Bridges over navigable waters

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 168.09

Design, toll facilities, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.86

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.09

International bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.08

Location, toll facilities, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.86

Toll bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.86, 2019 165.09

Building materials, sales and use taxes, Minn. Rules 8130.1200

Capital expenditures, funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.50

Certificates and certification, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

City bridges, see CITY BRIDGES

Clearances

Between bridges and railroad cars, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.45 to 2019 219.53, 2019 219.98

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Conflict of laws, load limits, prevailing law, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.826

Construction and reconstruction

Bridges over navigable waters, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.09

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.33, 2019 174.18

County boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 163.04

Design professional services contracts, indemnification agreements, Minn. Statutes 2019 604.21

Engineering studies, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.50

Fracture-critical bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.50

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.50

International bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.08

Interstate bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.07

Major local bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.50

Prioritization, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.14

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.10

Research, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.53

Road authorities, powers and duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.39, 2019 165.02

Steel span bridges, salvage, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.04

Town bridges

County turnback account, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.082

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.12

Road authorities, assistance, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.39

Roads on town lines, division of costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 164.13

Water-related permits, fee limits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.301

Trunk highway bridge improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.14

Construction and reconstruction

Applications, Minn. Rules 8810.8200, 8810.8300

Authorization, Minn. Rules 8810.8200

Definitions, trunk highway system, Minn. Rules 8810.8000

Funding, see same under this topic

Local governments, duties, Minn. Rules 8810.8200, 8810.8400

Notice requirements, Minn. Rules 8810.8400

Priorities, criteria, Minn. Rules 8810.8400

Public waters work permits, Minn. Rules 6115.0230 to 6115.0232

Restrictions, Minn. Rules 8810.8110

Standards, Minn. Rules 8810.8500

Town bridges, Minn. Rules 8820.1500, 8820.2900, 8820.3000

Trunk highway system, Minn. Rules 8810.8200

Contracts and agreements, county boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 163.04

Corporal Benjamin S. Kopp Bridge, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Costs, town road bridge needs, Minn. Rules 8820.0200

County authority, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.12

County highway bridges across diversion channels, Minn. Statutes 2019 163.15

Culverts, see CULVERTS

Dakota County, funds for municipal bridges and road aid, Minn. Statutes 2019 383D.17

Damages

Trunk highways, vacation or alteration, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.16

Watershed district projects, Minn. Statutes 2019 103D.821

Definitions

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.01

Interstate bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.02

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.03

Road law, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.84

Widths, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.04

Definitions

Local state-aid route standards, financing, Minn. Rules 8820.0200

Trunk highway system, Minn. Rules 8810.8000

Design professional services contracts, indemnification agreements, Minn. Statutes 2019 604.21

Design-built bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.262

Designated bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Diagrams, measurements, Minn. Rules 8810.8000

Drainage systems

Planning, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.285, 2019 103E.525, 2019 103E.526

Repairs, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.701, 2019 103E.721

Drawbridges, over navigable waters, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.86, 2019 165.08, 2019 165.09, 2019 168.09

Duluth, county funds, Minn. Statutes 2019 383C.36

Easements, county highway bridges across diversion channels, Minn. Statutes 2019 163.15

Eisenhower Bridge of Valor, description, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Eminent domain

Interstate bridges, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.07

Toll bridges, free public use, securing, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.09

Engineering studies, grants for, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.50

Federal aid, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.36

Floodplains

Flood fringe areas, construction, Minn. Rules 6120.5800

Public uses, Minn. Rules 6120.6000

Fourth class cities, see CITY BRIDGES

Fracture-critical bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.50

Funding

Bonds (public debt), Minn. Statutes 2019 165.08, 2019 165.10

Permit fees, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.86, 2019 169.865

Funding

Eligibility, Minn. Rules 8810.8110

Notice requirements, Minn. Rules 8810.8400

Town bridges, Minn. Rules 8820.1500, 8820.2300, 8820.2900, 8820.3000

Grants for, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.50

Hennepin County

Design-build contracts, Minn. Statutes 2019 383B.158 to 2019 383B.1584

Local road aid, appropriations for, Minn. Statutes 2019 383B.608

Special load and seasonal use permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 383B.60

Highway bridges

City bridges, see CITY BRIDGES

Construction and reconstruction, see same under this topic

Interstate bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.02, 2019 165.07

Minimum-maintenance roads, road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.095

Railroad bridges, see Bridges (structures) under RAILROADS

Trunk highway bridge improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.14

Highway bridges

County state-aid highways

Natural preservation routes, Minn. Rules 8820.9981

Urban, design standards, Minn. Rules 8820.9936, 8820.9941, 8820.9946, 8820.9951

Design standards, Minn. Rules 8820.9920, 8820.9926, 8820.9936, 8820.9941, 8820.9946, 8820.9951

Inspections, county state-aid highways, standards, Minn. Rules 8820.2700

Maintenance, county state-aid highways, standards, Minn. Rules 8820.2700

I-35W bridge, collapse, see I-35W BRIDGE

Infrastructure, bridges defined as, community block grants, Minn. Rules 4300.0100

Inspections, county state-aid highways, standards, Minn. Rules 8820.2700

Inspections

Bridge inspection and signing account, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.86, 2019 169.869

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.86, 2019 169.865, 2019 169.869

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Research, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.53

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03, 2019 169.86

International bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.08

Interstate bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.02, 2019 165.07

Inventories, construction and reconstruction priorities, determination, Minn. Rules 8810.8400

Inventories, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Joint powers agreements, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Lawsuits, trunk highways, vacation or alteration, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.16

Lead paint removal, see Steel structures, lead paint removal under LEAD (MINERAL)

Leases, joint leases, bridges over navigable waters, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.09

Load limits, county state-aid highways, natural preservation routes, Minn. Rules 8820.9981

Load limits

Agricultural machinery and equipment, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.801

Conflict of laws, prevailing law, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.826

Earthmover tire haulers, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.864

Engineers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Posting, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03, 2019 169.86, 2019 169.865

Pulpwood transporters, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.863

Road construction materials haulers, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.869

Vehicles, weight restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.8261, 2019 169.8295, 2019 169.84

Weight posting regulations, funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.865

Load ratings, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Location, road authorities, assistance, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.39

Maintenance, improvement, and repair, county state-aid highways, Minn. Rules 8820.2700

Maintenance, improvement, and repair

Bridges over navigable waters, joint maintenance and improvement, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.09

Costs, road authorities, payment by, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.07

Extraordinary repairs, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.04

Fracture-critical bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.50

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.15

International bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.08

Interstate bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.07, 2019 165.15

Major bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.04

Major local bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.50

Minimum-maintenance roads, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.095

Prioritization, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.14

Public drainage systems, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.701, 2019 103E.721

Research, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.53

Road authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.02

Rustic roads, road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.83

Town bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.12, 2019 365.10

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.04

Trunk highway bridge improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.14

Maps, county topographical land maps, valuation of property, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.061

Mayor William "Bill" Sandberg Memorial Bridge, description, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Measurements, diagrams, Minn. Rules 8810.8000

Memorial bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Michael Duane Clickner Memorial Bridge, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Mississippi River, see Bridges (structures) under MISSISSIPPI RIVER

Motor vehicles, stopping, standing, or parking on bridges, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.34

Obstruction (physical), unattended vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.33

Off-road vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.804

Old Cedar Avenue Bridge, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Old Saint Anne's Pass Bridge, description, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Operation, international bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.08

Owners, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Parking adjacent to

Generally, see Parking under TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

Parking facilities, see PARKING FACILITIES

Petroleum carriers, Minn. Statutes 2019 221.0314

Permits, Minn. Rules 6115.0230 to 6115.0232

Plans and specifications

County boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 163.04

County consulting engineers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 163.08

Drainage systems, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.285, 2019 103E.525, 2019 103E.526

Posting, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Privately owned bridges, interstate bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.07

Property damage, critical public service facilities, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.594

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 8810.8100

Railroad bridges, see Bridges (structures) under RAILROADS

Railroads, see RAILROADS

Ramsey County, improvements, powers and duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 383A.16

Recreational trail bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.02

Rehabilitation

Defined, Minn. Rules 8820.0200

Rural suburban undivided roadways, Minn. Rules 8820.9922

Town bridges, Minn. Rules 8820.1500

Removal, permits, Minn. Rules 6115.0210 to 6115.0212

Reports about

Construction and improvement, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.10

Rights of way, toll facilities defined as including, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.84

Safety, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Saint Louis County

Duluth roads and bridges, county expenditures, Minn. Statutes 2019 383C.36

Unorganized territories, appropriations for, Minn. Statutes 2019 383C.235

Scope of rules, generally, Minn. Rules 8810.8100

Signs

Designated trunk highway bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.139, 2019 161.14

Granite City Crossing, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Load limits, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Removal, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.139

Warning signs, load limits, weight restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.84, 2019 169.86, 2019 169.865

Specialist Noah Pierce Bridge, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Standards

Construction and reconstruction, Minn. Rules 8810.8500

Rural suburban undivided roadways, Minn. Rules 8820.9922

Statutory cities, see CITY BRIDGES

Steel span bridges, construction, salvage, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.04

Stillwater (city), lift bridge, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.15

Streets and roads

Minimum-maintenance roads, road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.095

Rustic roads, road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.83

Strength, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Toll bridges

Acquisition for trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.29

Alleys, toll bridges on, Minn. Statutes 2019 441.48

Approval, bridges over navigable waters, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.86

Bridges over navigable waters, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.86, 2019 165.09

Certificates and certification, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Generally, see TOLL FACILITIES

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

International bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.08

Interstate bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.07

Railroad bridges, see Bridges (structures) under RAILROADS

Reports about, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Toll houses, see Bridges (structures) under RAILROADS

Tom Rukavina Memorial Bridge, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Town bridges

Abandonment, payment of costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.082

Approaches, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.082

Bridges from islands, Minn. Statutes 2019 164.15

Bridges over lakes, Minn. Statutes 2019 164.15

Construction and reconstruction, see same under this topic

Dissolution of towns, Minn. Statutes 2019 365.47

Distribution of funds, Minn. Statutes 2019 368.49

Fracture-critical bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.50

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.082, 2019 164.03, 2019 365.47

Location, road authorities, assistance, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.39

Maintenance, improvement, and repair, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.12, 2019 365.10

Major local bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.50

Replacement bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.082

Replacement culverts, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.18, 2019 161.082

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2019 164.03

Roads on town lines, costs, division, Minn. Statutes 2019 164.13

Town meetings, powers, Minn. Statutes 2019 365.10

Water-related permits, fee limits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.301

Width, see same under this topic

Town bridges

Abandonment, alteration, or vacation, Minn. Rules 8820.2900

Construction and reconstruction, Minn. Rules 8820.1500, 8820.2900, 8820.3000

Funding, Minn. Rules 8820.1500, 8820.2300, 8820.2900, 8820.3000

Plans and specifications, state-aid projects, approval, Minn. Rules 8820.2900, 8820.3000

Rehabilitation, Minn. Rules 8820.1500

Replacement, Minn. Rules 8820.2900

Town road bridge needs, defined, Minn. Rules 8820.0200

Traffic signs and signals, bridges over navigable waters, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.09

Trespass, critical public service facilities, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.6055

Underpasses, recreational trails, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.02

Unorganized townships, maintenance, construction, and improvement, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 163.06

Utility crossings, public lands and waters, standards for route design, Minn. Rules 6135.1100

Veterans Memorial Bridge, description, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.114, 2019 161.14

Warrant Officer Dennis A. Groth Memorial Bridge, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.14

Watershed districts, damage to bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 103D.821

Width

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.04, 2019 165.06

Minimum width, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.03

Recreational trail bridges, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.02