Highway 101 Bridge Project


Commuters who traverse Scott and Carver Counties will enjoy improved reliability and safety with the completion of the County Highway 101 Bridge Project. The previous span over the Minnesota River was prone to flooding. This anticipated construction project was completed by Union Contractors, Skilled Construction Craft Laborers Union members and fellow Union craftsmen and women.

“Thank you to the men and women of the Union Trades for your dedication to job quality and giving the taxpayers a bridge for today and for the future. Well done!”
—Randy Maluchnik, Carver County Commissioner

Bridge Facts:

  • The 101 bridge is a four lane, 4,225 foot long, $54 million bridge over the Minnesota River floodplain
  • Just 16 months to completion
  • Structure design is a concrete girder span bridge
  • The bridge slab concrete area is 333,456 sq. ft.
  • There are 41 spans and 369 prestressed concrete girders
  • Approximately 320 Skilled Union workers and 400,000 work hours
  • The project includes a bike trail, roundabout and other improvements
  • In its history, the 101 causeway had previously closed 11 times in the past 80 years due to flooding

Partial Listing of Participating Union Contractors:

  •  Ames Construction
    (General Contractor)
  • Cedar Ridge Landscaping
  • Hardrives
  • Interstate Improvement
  • Minnesota State Curb & Gutter
  • PCI Roads LLC
  • Rainbow Inc.
  • Terra Services
  • Warning Lites