About the bridge
Aesthetic lighting replacement project
Oct. 9 to Dec. 15, 2017
- The aesthetic lighting on the I-35W bridge will be turned off, including regularly scheduled special occasions. Expect temporary closures from late Oct. to late Nov.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thu, Dec. 7
- Left lane of NB I-35W bridge over Mississippi River is closed
- I-35W bridge replacement wins America's Transportation Awards' Grand Prize (Oct. 30, 2009)
- I-35W bridge replacement named one of America’s 10 best transportation projects (Sept. 11, 2009)
Residents, business and community members, representatives from the parks, preservation and arts communities, and various elected and appointed officials from local, state and federal governments voted on aspects of the bridge design including pier shape, lighting and color.