Weather Forecast


Stillwater Lift Bridge closing at 9 a.m. Friday due to high water

The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol will close both directions of the Stillwater Lift Bridge spanning the St. Croix River at 9 a.m. Friday, April 8, due to high water.

Officials will continue to monitor the river's rise, and the bridge may close sooner than 9 a.m. April 8 if conditions warrant.

Until further notice the roadway will be closed between downtown Stillwater and Houlton, Wis.

The suggested alternates are Highway 243 south at Osceola or Interstate 94 at Hudson.

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