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
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