Minnesota Department of Transportation

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I-35 Snake River bridge replacement project

In Pine County

Traffic impacts

I-35 Snake River project
I-35 Snake River project
  • The southbound ramps at Hwy 7 in Pine City are open.
  • The northbound ramps at Hwy 7 are closed until about October 9. New ramps are being reconstructed during the closure. Ramp traffic is being detoured to Hwy 70 in Rock Creek and Hwy 11 in Pine City. 
  • The Hwy 7 bridge is closed through the end of October 2019.
  • Hwy 7 traffic is being detoured to Hwy 11 in Pine City and Hwy 70 in Rock Creek until the end of October 2019.
  • The ramps at Hwy 70 are open.
  • The new Hwy 70 bridge is open.

About this project

Summary of work

  • Construct four new bridges at the Snake River, Hwy 70 and County Road 7
  • Seven miles of resurfacing using unbonded concrete overlay

I-35 Snake River Construction (this work is completed)
April 2018 – October 2018
First stage: Construct seven miles of northbound I-35 pavement and the northbound I-35 Snake River Bridge.
Second stage: Construct seven miles of southbound I-35 pavement and the southbound I-35 Snake River Bridge.