Betty Adkins Bridge

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crosses=Mississippi River
carries=Four lanes of Minnesota State Highway 101
locale=Elk River, Minnesota
design=Plate girder bridge (northbound), concrete girder bridge (southbound)
mainspan=150 feet
length=708 feet
width=45 feet (southbound)
below=32 feet
open=2001 (northbound), 1993 (southbound)
maint=Minnesota Department of Transportation
id=86005 (southbound)
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Betty Adkins Bridge is a pair of concrete girder bridges spanning the Mississippi River between Otsego, Minnesota and Elk River, Minnesota. The northbound bridge was built in 2001, replacing a plate girder bridge that was originally built in 1967 as a two-lane bridge for Minnesota State Highway 101 when the highway was rerouted around Elk River. The southbound bridge was built in 1993 when Highway 101 was expanded to four lanes.

The bridge is named for Betty Adkins, a DFL state senator from St. Michael, Minnesota who served 12 years in the Minnesota Legislature. Despite battling cancer and losing her daughter and grandson in a car accident, she was known for her resilient character.

ee also

*List of crossings of the Upper Mississippi River

References

* cite book
last = Costello
first = Mary Charlotte
authorlink =
coauthors =
year = 2002
title = Climbing the Mississippi River Bridge by Bridge, Volume Two: Minnesota
publisher = Adventure Publications
location = Cambridge, MN
id = ISBN 0-9644518-2-4

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Crossings navbox
structure = Bridges
place = Mississippi River
bridge = Betty Adkins Bridge
bridge signs =
upstream = Parrish Avenue Bridge
upstream signs =
downstream = Anoka-Champlin Mississippi River Bridge
downstream signs =


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