St. Croix River Bridge
Less than a year after the state struggled through a severe propane shortage, another vital commodity is in short supply.
WCCO had a chance to go behind the scenes for a look at a really important part of the new St. Croix River Bridge. Construction crews showed us how they’re making more than 300 segments of the bridge out of concrete.
The winter months bring many snowmobilers, ice anglers and other winter sports enthusiasts to the St. Croix River. But this year, they’re finding that there’s one area that’s off limits. For Guthrie Pritchard, the icy surface of the St. Croix River creates the perfect terrain for four wheels and a sled. “It’s fun and I can pull my friends around, and I can throw myself off and wipe out,” Pritchard said.
Minnesota is preparing to sell nearly $500 million in bonds to cover the state’s share of the Vikings stadium facility. It’s looking for financial institutions to buy the bonds for the stadium construction, which is scheduled to start in November. The $498 million in loans will cover the State’s and the Minneapolis’ share of stadium construction. The Vikings are putting up the rest of the $477 million for the project, which will total $975 million.
The fate of a new bridge over the St. Croix River is now in the hands of President Obama, who is expected to approve the $700 million project.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved legislation on building a new St. Croix River bridge to connect Minnesota and Wisconsin.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO/AP) – The debate over building a new St. Croix River bridge in Stillwater picks up in the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. Republican leaders placed the bill on the legislative calendar, and the […]
Legislation on building a new St. Croix River bridge connecting Minnesota and Wisconsin could get long-awaited consideration in the U.S. House this week.
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann blasted Gov. Mark Dayton’s March 15 deadline for a Stillwater bridge bill on Wednesday. Bachmann called Dayton’s deadline “crazy,” and said it puts the project in jeopardy.
A lobbying group for a proposed St. Croix (kroy) River bridge plans to return an $80,000 contribution.
A coalition went on the record Tuesday saying the new St. Croix River Bridge near Stillwater is expensive for tax payers and ultimately hurtful to the St. Croix River.
Alaska had its Bridge to Nowhere. It’s starting to look as though Minnesota and Wisconsin might be planning the bridge to never.