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April 17, 2018
A semi jacknifed on Highway 61 near Kingsborough Trail April 14 during the snowy weather. Courtesy of MnDOT
April blizzard makes travel dangerous across south Washington County
April 17, 2018 - 10:14am
February 6, 2018
A Red Wing man rolled his car down an embankment the morning of Feb. 4 after hitting snow and ice on Highway 61. Photo courtesy of Cottage Grove Public Safety
Rollover leaves one injured in Cottage Grove
February 6, 2018 - 4:12pm
December 28, 2017
Two vehicles were involed in a crash near Highway 61 and Insterstate-494 around 11 a.m. Dec. 28, though they were not the first crash on the slippery road that morning. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Slippery snowfall creates dangerous commute, Highway 61 traffic crashes pile up
December 28, 2017 - 4:34pm
December 5, 2017
The morning commute out of south Washington County was slow this morning, as drivers spent long stretches waiting on Highway 61. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Wintery mix backs drivers up for hours in south Washington County
December 5, 2017 - 12:30pm
August 15, 2013
The roadway on the old Hastings bridge has been removed by construction crews. This is a view from below the bridge looking up. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson
Hastings bridge on track for opening in either November or December
August 15, 2013 - 8:41am
June 3, 2013
Traffic to move onto new bridge tonight, tomorrow
June 3, 2013 - 3:26pm
May 26, 2013
Authorities: Alcohol a factor in crash on Highway 61 in Cottage Grove
May 26, 2013 - 1:34pm
April 12, 2013
Study to continue on intersection near Cottage Grove's Highlands Park
April 12, 2013 - 12:45pm
March 27, 2013
Cars fill the parking lot of the former Rush Nightclub along West Point Douglas Road in Cottage Grove. Bulletin photo by Emily Buss
Former Rush Nightclub lot used for temporary overflow parking
March 27, 2013 - 2:56pm
November 2, 2012
Intersection of highways 61, 10 to be rebuilt in 2016
November 2, 2012 - 7:00am
September 28, 2012
Concerns raised about new Cottage Grove intersection traffic control changes
September 28, 2012 - 7:02am
September 24, 2012
The Highway 61 bridge in Hastings was closed over the weekend while crews moved the main span of the new bridge into place and lifted it up to the new piers. Traffic is once again flowing across the existing bridge as work continues on the new bridge.play button
Highway 61 bridge reopens after new span lifted into place (W/VIDEO)
September 24, 2012 - 12:24pm
September 21, 2012
Bridge project on schedule for Saturday; span will be floated downstream Saturday morning
September 21, 2012 - 12:48pm
September 17, 2012
Drainage, trail improvements close part of 80th Street
September 17, 2012 - 11:01am
September 11, 2012
The main span for the new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings is now floating out of the navigational channel in the Mississippi River. RiverTown Multimedia photo by Chad Richardson
Hastings bridge now expected to close sometime next week
September 11, 2012 - 7:56am