St. Croix Bridge
In just over a year and a half, Minnesota and Wisconsin will be connected by a brand new $360 million bridge. The whole project, including new roads, will cost $600 million.
The St. Croix River has become a frozen playground for those who love winter and the outdoors. It seems to, over the last ten years, bring more and more people out here,” Dave Farr, of Bayport, said. Three times a week, Farr runs his dogs up and down the St Croix River, but his exercise route ends south of the new St. Croix bridge.
It’s been just over a year since construction started on the St. Croix Bridge. All of the underwater work is complete on the $600 million-plus project that will connect Minnesota and Wisconsin.
The Vikings broke ground on a new stadium this week. It’s a project so big, it muscled its way straight onto the list of largest public projects in state history. It’s bigger than the I-35W bridge construction, bigger than the St. Croix bridge crossing. And that’s just the start.
Work begins soon on the superstructure of the new four-lane highway bridge over the St. Croix River connecting Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Minnesota and Wisconsin transportation officials have scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony for the new St. Croix bridge project connecting the two states. The ceremony will be held May 28 at Lowell Park in Stillwater. Elected officials from both states are expected to speak.
Work has begun on the new St. Croix bridge project to connect Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Drivers are having to find another way to cross the St. Croix River. Major repairs are being made to the Stillwater Lift Bridge and it will be closed for several months.
President Barack Obama signed the St. Croix bridge project into law, the White House announced Wednesday.
At an open house in Stillwater on Tuesday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced the project will be spearheaded by Jon Chiglo, the engineer behind the rebuilding of the 35W Bridge in 2007.
The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved a bill clearing the way for a new bridge over the St. Croix River near Stillwater.
Two Minnesota congresswomen are at odds over a proposal to build a new bridge over the St. Croix river.