Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 95


Traffic impacts

project location map
Hwy 95 Stillwater project location map
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Lane closures

Thu, April 26 to early May; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily during weekdays
  • Hwy 95 will have single lane traffic controlled by flaggers between Hwy 36 and Nelson St. in Stillwater. Expect minor delays.

Road closure

May 2018
  • Hwy 95 will close for approximately three weeks in early May for drainage work near the Oasis Café south of downtown Stillwater. The highway will close from north of Hwy 36 to Nelson St.
    • Downtown Stillwater from Hwy 36 Detour: North on Co. Rd. 15 (Manning Ave.), east on 75th St. (Co. Rd. 12). 75th St. becomes Myrtle Ave. as it nears downtown Stillwater.
    • Hwy 95 north of Stillwater from Hwy 36 Detour: North on Co. Rd. 15 (Manning Ave.), east on Hwy 96 to Hwy 95 north of Stillwater.
    • View the Detour Map (PDF)

      Note: Access will be maintained at all times to the Oasis Café and St. Croix Boat and Packet from southbound Hwy 95. Hwy 95 just north of Hwy 36 will remain open to Sunnyside Marina ONLY

Upcoming work on related projects

St. Croix Crossing final work and mitigation

Although the Hwy 36 St. Croix river crossing opened to traffic on Wed, Aug. 2, 2017, additional work remains to complete the project.

Spring 2018
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Stillwater Lift Bridge Project

Bridge closure
Aug. 2017 to June 2019

With the new St. Croix Crossing bridge opened to traffic, the historic Stillwater Lift Bridge conversion project has begun.

The bridge, spanning the St. Croix River, will be converted to a bicycle/pedestrian crossing and will also become part of a five-mile “loop trail” system connecting the new river bridge with the historic bridge. The Lift Bridge will continue to operate to allow boat navigation beneath.

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About this project

The St. Croix Crossing project included the construction of a Loop Trail: A five-mile trail system connecting Houlton, Wis. and Stillwater, Minn. The work on Hwy 95 will consist of constructing the Upper Loop Trail portion in Minnesota. Construction will include adding new drainage structures beneath Hwy 95 near the Oasis Café’ and completing landscaping stemming from the St. Croix Crossing project.

Summary of work

  • Constructing Upper Loop Trail
  • Adding new drainage structures
  • Completing landscaping