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News Release
July 17, 2012



MnDOT Metro District
Office of Communications
1500 County Rd B2 West
Roseville, MN 55113


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Weekend closure ahead for southbound I-35W
Closure scheduled for full-depth concrete pavement repair


(Roseville, Minn.) –Full-depth concrete pavement repair will require a weekend closure of southbound I-35W between the I-35W/I-35E split in Columbus and Lexington Avenue in Blaine. The interstate will close at 10 p.m. Friday, July 20 and will reopen to traffic by 5 a.m. Monday, July 23.

During the closure, motorists will detour south on I-35E to westbound I-694.  Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes to avoid congestion and possible delays.

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