Minnesota Department of Transportation

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I-35 Concrete Overlay


Project complete

Interstate 35 overlay project
Interstate 35 from Rice County Road 9 to Highway 21 in Faribault

All lanes of I-35 near Faribault are open to traffic now that the concrete paving project from Rice County Road 9 to Highway 21 near Faribault is completed.

During this $8 million project, crews with Shafer Contracting Co., Inc., of Shafer, Minn., paved approximately four miles of southbound I-35 with an unbonded concrete overlay. Crews also repaved the Highway 21 exit ramp, extended the deceleration land off southbound I-35 to Highway 21 and repaired several culverts along I-35.

Summary of work

  • Unbonded concrete overlay
  • Improved driving surface
  • Repaved Highway 21 exit ramp
  • Extend deceleration off of I-35 southbound to Highway 21
  • Repaired culverts on I-35


Craig Johnson
Project Manager

Anne Meyer
MnDOT Public Affairs