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News Release
July 13, 2012


Mary McFarland Brooks
Minnesota Department of Transportation
395 John Ireland Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN 55155
Tel 651-366‐4280
Cell 651-200-5453


Christine Ouellette
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Northwest Region
718 W. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Tel 715‐833‐9814
Cell 715‐828‐9417




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


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St. Croix Crossing open houses for Hwy 36/95 businesses set for July and August

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Businesses located on Hwy 36 and Hwy 95 in Stillwater, Bayport and Oak Park Heights are invited to a series of open houses regarding St. Croix Crossing construction.

The open houses will all occur in Stillwater and are scheduled for:

The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of Transportation will have representatives available to explain the project, answer questions and listen to concerns from local businesses.

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, call 651-366-4270. To request other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4718 or the Minnesota Relay Service toll-free at 1-800-627-3529. Email your request to

The St. Croix Crossing project replaces the 80-year-old Stillwater Lift Bridge with a safer, more reliable four-lane bridge that connects expressways on both sides of the St. Croix River in Oak Park Heights, Minn., and St. Joseph, Wis. The project also adds extensive trail systems, including converting the Stillwater Lift Bridge to a bicycle and pedestrian crossing.

Contact Vanessa Levingston, St. Croix Crossing business liaison at 651-366-3177 or email with questions about the open houses or other business- related concerns. Visit for more project information and the St. Croix Crossing Facebook page at









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