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Construction of St. Croix River Crossing begins

STILLWATER, Minn. -- Work on the St. Croix Crossing has begun with crews building a construction staging area on the Minnesota banks of the St. Croix River.

The current work includes:

-- Building dock walls to support equipment access for construction of bridge foundations.

-- Installing steel sheet panels to provide docking facilities for barges.

Work scheduled for early May:

-- Clearing property adjacent to Minnesota Highway 95 in Oak Park Heights.

Beginning in May, the St. Croix Crossing project offices, located at 1862 Greeley St. in Stillwater, will have extended office hours on Tuesdays until 6:30 p.m., to answer the public's questions regarding the project.

Visit and the St. Croix Crossing Facebook page at for more information about the project.