President Obama Signs St. Croix River Crossing Bill!
Great news!! President Obama signed the federal legislation authorizing the construction of a new St. Croix River Crossing on March 14th. The bipartisan bill was passed by the U.S. Senate on a unanimous vote last month and by the U.S. House of Representatives on a 339-80 vote on March 1st. The long-awaited project is supported by both Governors and all four U.S. Senators from Minnesota and Wisconsin, along with most members of Congress representing the region. The new crossing will to improve the safety of motorists, relieve traffic congestion, and ensure timely delivery of emergency services.