Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35W St. Anthony Falls Bridge

Mississippi River Crossing in downtown Minneapolis

Lighting Schedule

Regular schedule

The schedule below includes the dates the I-35W Bridge is lit yearly. It does not include special event lighting that has been requested for a particular date.

I-35W Bridge Lighting Schedule - 2018
Date - Holiday
Colors Used for Lighting
January 1 - New Year's Day
Red, White and Blue
February 14 - Valentine's Day
February 19 - Presidents Day
Red, White and Blue
March 17 - St. Patrick's Day
April 30 - Worker's Memorial Day
May 13 - Mother's Day
May 25 through 28 - Memorial Day
Red, White and Blue
June 14 - Flag Day
Red, White and Blue
July 4 - Independence Day
Red, White and Blue
August 1 - Bridge Memorial
All colors off
September 3 - Labor Day
Red, White and Blue
September 11 - 9/11 Memorial
Red, White and Blue
October 5 and 6 - U of M Homecoming
Maroon and Gold
October 31 - Halloween
November 11 - Veterans Day
Red, White and Blue
December 25 - Christmas Day
Red and Green
December 31 - New Year's Eve
Red, White and Blue