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Zebra mussels on construction barges halt work on St. Croix bridge

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STILLWATER, Minn. — Work on the new St. Croix (KROY) bridge connecting Minnesota and Wisconsin has been halted after dead zebra mussels were found on six construction barges headed for the river.


The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating the incident. DNR spokesman Chris Niskanen says none of the barges entered the St. Croix river.

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