Stillwater Lift Bridge Schedule

Weekends & Holidays

  • At 8AM, 8:30AM and at 9AM
  • Every hour between 9AM and 8PM
  • Every half hour between 8PM and 12AM


  • Every hour between 8AM and 11AM
  • Every 30 minutes between 11AM and 2:30PM
  • At 4PM and at 5:30PM
  • Every 30 minutes between 6:30PM and 10PM

Stillwater Lift Bridge Lift Schedule

Additional Notes
  1. This Lift schedule is in effect from May 15th to October 15th each year. Lift Bridge will be manned full time from 8:00 A.M. to10:00 P.M. on weekdays and from 8:00 A.M. to Midnight on weekends and holidays. The Lift Bridge will open on the schedule shown on the graphics, if boat traffic is present.
  2. MnDOT will respond to special openings after 10:00 P.M. on weekdays and 12:00 Midnight on weekends and holidays, on a 2 hour notice basis. Requests are to be made by telephoning MnDOT’s 24 hour dispatcher at 651-234-7110. Any requests received by marine radio will be relayed by the bridge tender to the dispatcher.
  3. Outside of the regular lifting season, i.e., from October 16 to May 14, bridge will be raised upon 24 hour notice. Requests can be made by phoning 651-234-7110.
  4. During the periods of the day when the bridge is manned, bridge tenders will monitor channel 16 on the marine band radio. Upon receiving a call on channel 16, conversations will be switched to channel 14.
  5. Questions or complaints should be called in to 651-234-7110, during normal business hours.