The Minnesota Department of Transportation has selected the team of Lunda Construction and Ames Construction as the contractors for the new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings, Minnesota, in the US.

Work on the new bridge project is scheduled to begin later this year, according to

The team’s bid is estimated at about $120m, which is $100m less than previously estimated.

The final contract for the Hastings bridge is expected to be finalised in three to five weeks.