Lift Bridge schedule begins Wednesday

Gazette file photo The Stillwater Lift Bridge, shown here with the lift section raised to allow a boat to pass under, re-opens to vehicle traffic at 5 p.m. today. The state Department of Transportation closed the span to vehicles and pedestrians  Sept. 10 for a repair and rehabilitation project. The bridge will re-open a week earlier than the original Dec. 14 date.
Gazette file photo

The Stillwater Lift Bridge 2013 season schedule goes in effect 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to MnDOT

Motorists could experience delays on Chestnut Street and Wisconsin Highway 64 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday when bridge tenders participate in training and testing of the lift span, weather-permitting.

Visit to view a PDF of the 2013 bridge opening schedule.