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Highway 95 reopens after bridge demo

Motorists on Highway 95 in Oak Park Heights are now able to use Highway 95 near the junction with Highway 36.

This past weekend, crews demolished the eastbound Highway 36 flyover bridge to northbound Highway 95 and completed utility work, as part of St. Croix Crossing construction.

Highway 95 was closed since 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9. The road was scheduled to open by 5 a.m., Monday, Aug. 12. Crews completed work early and opened the road Sunday evening, Aug. 11, at about 7 p.m.

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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