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St. Croix Crossing

Connecting Oak Park Heights, Minn. and St. Joseph, Wis.

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2014 Minnesota approach work look ahead

Construction staging map
Hwy 36 and Hwy 95 traffic map

Construction will begin in spring 2014. Work includes:

  • Reconstruction of Hwys 36/95 and frontage roads
  • Utility installation
  • Trail construction

Access to businesses and residences will be available at all times throughout construction. Detour maps for specific short-term closures will be posted as soon as they become available.

Construction timeline

Trail construction will occur throughout the 2014 construction season as time permits.

Spring through mid-summer

  • Reconstruct Hwy 36 westbound lanes –Single lane traffic in each direction on existing eastbound lanes from east of Washington Ave./Norell Ave. to Hwy 95.
  • Reconstruct the N. Frontage Road, between Northwestern Ave. and Osgood Ave. – Traffic on gravel condition; access to businesses may change depending on the location of construction.
  • Reconstruct S. Frontage Road, between Osgood Ave. and Club Tara – Traffic on gravel condition; access to businesses may change depending on the location of construction.
  • Reconstruct Greeley St. S., between Shelton Dr. and Hwy 36 – Traffic shifts will occur depending on the location of construction.
  • Reconstruct Osgood Ave. just north of Hwy 36– Traffic shifts will occur depending on the location of construction.
  • Reconstruct Hwy 95 north of Hwy 36 – Traffic shifts will occur depending on the location of construction.
  • 6-day closure of both the Osgood Ave. and Greeley St. intersections between Hwy 36 and the N. Frontage Road – Both intersections will never be closed at the same time. Northbound and southbound traffic will not have access to/from Hwy 36; however, eastbound and westbound traffic–on Hwy 36 and the N. Frontage Road–will flow normally.

Mid-summer through fall

  • Reconstruct Hwy 36 eastbound lanes – Single lane traffic on newly constructed westbound lanes from east of Washington Ave./Norell Ave. to Osgood Ave. through 2014.
  • Reconstruct Oakgreen Ave. – Traffic shifts will occur depending on the location of construction.
  • Reconstruct Osgood Ave. south of Hwy 36 – Traffic shifts will occur depending on the location of construction.
  • 6-day closure of both the Osgood Ave. and Oakgreen Ave. intersections between Hwy 36 and the S. Frontage Road – Both intersections will never be closed at the same time. Northbound and southbound traffic will not have access to/from Hwy 36; however, eastbound and westbound traffic–on Hwy 36 and the S. Frontage Road–will flow normally.
  • 25-day closure of Oakgreen Ave. between the S. Frontage Road and 58th St./Oak Park Blvd. 

Late-summer through fall

  • Reconstruct and complete utility work on the S. Frontage Road between Nova Scotia Ave. and Osgood Ave. Traffic on gravel condition; access to businesses may change depending on the location of construction.