The St. Croix Crossing, the once-controversial bridge project connecting Oak Park Heights, Minnesota, to Wisconsin across the St. Croix River, is still a couple of years away from opening. But we’ve got a better idea of how it will look and whether it will ruin one of the most gorgeous vistas in Minnesota.
MnDOT has released a series of animations of a completed bridge. You judge.
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.