Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35 Bridge Deck Replacement

Carlton County


Grandma's Marathon is scheduled for June 17 in Duluth. This event is expected to cause long traffic backups at this project and at the Willow River Project. Please plan ahead and allow extra travel time, travel during off-peak times, come early and stay late or consider taking an alternate route.

Traffic impacts

Map of project site.

The northbound lanes are closed. Traffic is using the southbound lanes in a head-to-head configuration. These lane restrictions will be in place until late August. Motorists should expect delays during peak travel times.

  • Northbound motorists can expect delays on Fridays and Saturdays
  • Southbound motorists can expect delays on Sundays and Mondays

Please click here for a map showing other I-35 projects.

About this project

This project involves removal and replacement of the bridge deck on northbound I-35 over Hwy 61 in northern Carlton County.

Summary of work

  • Replace bridge deck
  • Paint bridge beams
  • Upgrade bridge de-icing system