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News Release
Dec. 7, 2012



MnDOT Metro District
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Roseville, MN 55113


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Stillwater Lift Bridge to reopen at 5 p.m. today

Rehabilitation project finishes ahead of schedule



ROSEVILLE, Minn. — After nearly three months of being closed, the Stillwater Lift Bridge will reopen to traffic by 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7.


The Stillwater Lift Bridge rehabilitation project began July 9. The bridge itself has been closed to traffic since Sept. 10.


Due to favorable weather conditions over the last week, electrical crews were able to get the final portion of the project completed ahead of schedule.


The project focused on repairing steel connections, replacing and repairing mechanical and electrical components, repairing concrete surfaces, repairing floor beams, painting portions of the bridge and replacing guardrail, curb and gutter.


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