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Stillwater Lift Bridge resumes normal lift schedule for marine traffic

The Stillwater Lift Bridge resumed the normal lift schedule for marine traffic on April 30, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

The schedule for Monday through Friday includes a lift every hour, on the hour, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and every half hour from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The bridge also lifts at 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. From 6:30 p.m. to midnight, the bridge will lift every half hour. From midnight to 8 a.m. the bridge tender requires a two-hour notice to open.

On weekends and federal holidays, the bridge opens every half hour from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. From 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., the bridge will open every hour, and from 8 p.m. to midnight, every half hour.

The bridge will only open if there is marine traffic present.

The bridge lift schedule will be in effect until approximately Oct. 15.