A new St. Croix River crossing is inching closer to reality, as transportation officials in Minnesota and Wisconsin iron out design, construction and scheduling details for the long-anticipated project.
Published: August 17, 2011
Tags: Katharine Tinucci, Mark Dayton, Paul Conlin, Peter Gove, Roger Tomten, St. Croix River, Stillwater Bridge, Stillwater Lift Bridge, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, WisDOT
Plans for a lower speed and allegedly cheaper bridge over the St. Croix River appear to be dead.
By Jack Zemlicka A late-game proposal to build a cheaper bridge over the St. Croix River is just a smoke-and-mirrors repeat of an already-rejected project alternative, according to lawmakers and transportation officials in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Sensible Stillwater Bridge Partnership is entering the fray with its new proposal just as Minnesota and Wisconsin planners [...]