Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

March 6, 2017

Southbound I-35 closed in Duluth due to plugged drains, standing water on freeway

Motorists should take alternate routes

DULUTH, Minn. —MnDOT has closed the southbound I-35 exit ramp to Lake Avenue and 5th Avenue West due to standing water on the freeway exit ramp, caused by plugged freeway drains.

Southbound motorists traveling to downtown Duluth and Canal Park area should take alternate routes.

MnDOT maintenance crews are working to open the plugged drains.

The ramps will reopen as soon as possible after the water recedes.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.