St. Croix Crossing aerial view

St. Croix Crossing

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

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Current construction impacts

On land in Minnesota

Current traffic impacts

  • Traffic is single-lane in each direction on Hwy 36 between east of Osgood Ave and Hwy 95.
  • Traffic is single-lane in each direction at the Hwy 36/95 intersection through fall 2016.

Hwy 36/Hwy 95 ramp

  • Traffic remains single-lane in each direction east of Osgood Ave until the ramp is complete.

Noise/other impacts

  • Periodic pile driving for cast-in-place approach bridge falsework on Minnesota land is underway. Falsework is a series of temporary structures that support the bridge spans during construction until the bridge can support itself.

On water

  • Work is occurring at all five piers in the St. Croix River. Crews are using a temporary causeway to access Pier 8 and barges/boats to access Piers 9-12. Pier 8 is the river pier closest to Minnesota land and Pier 12 is closest to Wisconsin land.
  • River pier construction, including the pier towers, is complete at all five river piers.
  • Crossbeam and pier table construction is complete at all five river piers.
  • Pre-cast segment installation has resumed at Piers 8, 9 and 12 and has begun at Piers 10 and 11. Read more about the bridge deck construction process.
  • Stay cable installation is ongoing at Piers 8 and 9.

Barge traffic

2016 barge traffic notice - please be alert and stay back from the barges so you and crews stay safe