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News Release
April 6, 2011




Minnesota Department of Transportation
Metro District
Office of Communications
1500 County Rd B2 West
Roseville, MN 55113


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Stillwater Lift Bridge closing at 9 a.m. Friday due to high water


ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Mn/DOT and the Minnesota State Patrol will close both directions of the Stillwater Lift Bridge spanning the St. Croix River at 9 a.m. Friday, April 8 due to high water.

Mn/DOT will continue to monitor the river’s rise, and the bridge may close sooner than 9 a.m. April 8 if conditions warrant.
Until further notice the roadway will be closed between downtown Stillwater and Houlton, Wis.

The suggested alternates are Highway 243 south of Taylors Falls or Interstate 94 in Lakeland.

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