Iron Will Moves A Highway

by Patrick Huston, Assistant District engineer, major projects, in the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s District 1 Duluth office,
Vincent T. Gastoni, Principal bridge engineer in Parsons Transportation Group’s Minneapolis office,
Jim Thomsen, Senior project manager for Kiewit Infrastructure Company,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2018, Vol. 88, Issue 10, Pg. 62-69,82


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: It’s not every day that a major highway needs to be moved out of the way of an operational iron mine. But that’s just what happened in Virginia, Minnesota. The seven-year project was the culmination of teamwork, communication, and unwavering commitment.

Subject Headings: Iron compounds | Highways and roads | Mines and mining | Team building | United States | Virginia | Minnesota

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