The bridge will skip a couple lifts to ease vehicle traffic, but it could slow down boaters.
The city has leased sixteen slips for visitors to use this summer.
City will take ownership of prime real estate in 2015, begin planning for restoration and recreation.
Washington County and the city of Stillwater are requesting state help purchasing 15 acres of river-front property on the river just north of downtown.
A property-owner wants to sell land including nearly a mile of riverfront for public access – the city and county will work together to explore possibilities.
The free weekly event in downtown Stillwater’s Lowell Park is great for families and other local residents.
The St. Croix National Scenic Riverway pontoon boat trips every Wednesday this summer to explore the historic and fragile Stillwater Islands stretch of the river, an area laced with long, narrow, tree-covered sand islands and lined by steep limestone bluffs.