Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

April 19, 2019

I-35 freeway lighting project underway in Duluth

Duluth, Minn. – A lighting improvement project on I-35 in Duluth is well underway. The project will require ramp and lane closures through June 7, when the project is expected to be complete.

During the week of April 22 motorists should be aware of the following closures.

Daytime lane closures:

I-35 from 5th Avenue West to 10th Avenue East
Northbound Frontage Road between 5th Avenue West and Lake Avenue
Southbound Frontage Road between 5th Avenue West and Lake Avenue

Continuous lane closures:

Leif Erickson Tunnel to London Road

Daytime ramp closures (weather pending):

Tuesday:  5th Avenue West southbound on ramp
Wednesday:  5th Avenue West northbound off ramp
Thursday and Friday:  Lake Avenue northbound on ramp, Lake Avenue northbound off ramp, Lake Avenue/5th Avenue West southbound off ramp

The project is needed to perform maintenance on light poles and repair or replace light fixtures.
Motorists are asked to be patient and use caution in and around work areas. 

For the latest project updates please visit: mndot.gov/d1/projects/i35-lighting-duluth