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News Release

August 4 , 2008
 

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Minnesota Department of Transportation
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395 John Ireland Blvd.
Mail Stop 150
St. Paul, MN 55155-1899

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Stillwater Lift Bridge opens to traffic

 

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – The Stillwater Lift Bridge opened to traffic at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2.

 

The historic lift bridge between Stillwater, Minn., and Houlton, Wis., was struck by a lumber delivery truck heading westbound into Minnesota in mid-July. The damage caused by the truck required replacement of certain parts of the bridge and a steel straightening crew repaired affected areas.

 

The height restriction of 13’ 2” and weight restriction of 40 ton is now in affect. The lift span of the Stillwater Bridge remained operational during repairs to allow marine traffic to pass beneath.

 

 

 

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