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St. Croix Crossing

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

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Minnesota, Wisconsin to open new St. Croix Crossing project to traffic at 8 p.m. Aug. 2

August 2, 2017


Opening the new St. Croix River Crossing to traffic


St. Croix River Crossing in Oak Park Heights, Minn., and St. Joseph, Wis.


Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 8 p.m.


MnDOT and WisDOT will remove the barriers on the project site, which will open the new bridge to traffic. MnDOT and WisDOT trucks will lead the first vehicles across the bridge from either side of the river.


Media Vantage Points

Media are advised that the best vantage points for this event will be:

  • The Beach Road Bridge, which crosses over Highway 36 east of Osgood in Oak Park Heights
    • Open to the public
  • The Highway 35 bridge, which crosses over the new Highway 64 in St. Joseph
    • Open to the public
  • The pedestrian and bike trail on the westbound side of the new bridge
    • Closed to the public until 8:30 p.m.

MnDOT will have public affairs staff at the pedestrian walkway. Media should arrive to set up NLT 7:30 p.m. Media outlets planning to bring live trucks should contact at 651-231-4192 or at 651-592-8040.

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