Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Hwy 36 Stillwater Lift Bridge

Between Minnesota and Wisconsin on the St. Croix River

Stillwater Lift Bridge

Stillwater Lift Bridge lift schedule

2017 Schedule

The schedule is in accordance with Coast Guard Regulations -- 33 CFR 117.667.

Test deviation: 8 a.m. Aug. 23 through 11:59 p.m. on October 15, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard announced a test deviation for the Stillwater Lift Bridge's lift schedule to open daily, every 30 minutes from 8 a.m. until midnight, and upon two hour notice from midnight until 8 a.m.

Public comment

Public comment on the test schedule will be accepted at regulations.gov through Nov. 28. Once you are on the site, enter USCG-2017-0687 to provide comments. For more information, see the Coast Guard’s publication of the test schedule and direct questions to Eric A. Washburn, the Coast Guard’s western rivers bridge administrator, at 314-269-2378 or Eric.Washburn@uscg.mil.

Please see updated schedule below. Boaters must call MnDOT at 651-234-7110 a minimum of two hours in advance to schedule a bridge lift outside the regularly scheduled lifts.

Daily
  • Every half hour between 8 a.m. and 12 midnight
  • Upon two hour notice between 12 midnight and 8 a.m.
Monday thru Friday Saturday and Sunday
Midnight - 8:00am Two hour notice Two hour notice
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