One of the few remaining pieces of the Highway 61 bridge in Hastings was knocked into the Mississippi River at about 4 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11.

Dramatic video of the process can be seen by visiting the Hastings Bridge Watch page at https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10202043439275175&set=vb.1609736005....

The piece will be lifted out and hauled away to a scrap yard in South St. Paul.

All four lanes of the new bridge are expected to open Sunday, Nov. 17.