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What's That Noise?: St. Croix River Crossing Load-Testing Underway

Has the load-testing portion of the St. Croix Crossing Project impacted you? Are you losing sleep over it? Annoyed by the sound? Or are you just happy to hear the sounds of progress? Tell us about it in the comments.

The of the St. Croix Crossing Project has now entered its second week.

Crews from last week to perform load-tests, which will provide bridge designers with critical information on soil conditions under the river.

“This is a very important part of the project for us as we learn exactly what is under the water and what we need to do to build the extradosed bridge,” MnDOT spokesperson Mary McFarland Brooks said.

Load testing is expected to last throughout the summer.

Tomorrow is the last scheduled open house date to learn more about the project, as staff from both states will answer questions and share the project schedule.

The open house will take place from 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the Bayport Library. 

MnDOT will also be hosting a meeting in Stillwater on June 21 to discuss the . That meeting will be held from 4-7 p.m. at .

Click here to read other Patch coverage about the St. Croix River Crossing.

You can follow MnDOT communications about the project on the St. Croix Crossing website by clicking here, or “like the St. Croix Crossing Facebook page.

Jim June 14, 2012 at 03:04 AM
Martin, you are on the wrong side of this issue. If you continue to post facts out here you may be called a SPAMMER!!
Susan June 14, 2012 at 03:09 AM
Stop it, Jim!
Jim June 14, 2012 at 03:19 AM
OK, it's time to call it a day anyway. Be back tomorrow.
Old Mort June 14, 2012 at 01:18 PM
That's okay by me, Jim. I'm all through here...you and your other Bachmann lovers can have it all to yourselves...
Shawn Hogendorf June 14, 2012 at 02:07 PM
Jim's account has been suspended until he agrees to move the conversation forward and be respectful of other Patch users.

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