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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News)  - For now, a proposal to build a 6th street bridge over the Zumbro River that would serve as a major link between downtown Rochester and the east side of the city is still on the drawing board.

The City Council Monday authorized the community development team to proceed with the proposed project.

6th St bridge plan/Rochester
6th St bridge plan/Rochester


One piece of the planning process is figuring out how to pay for the project, which is estimated to be in the millions of dollars.

The department plans to apply for a federal grant to help cover the cost in April. The council was told the federal infrastructure bill recently signed into law could cover as much as 80-percent of the cost.

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