Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 9, 2013

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Southbound I-35W/Hwy 13 weekend ramp closures begin tonight

 

(Roseville, Minn.) – Motorists will encounter a detour and possible delays on southbound Interstate 35W at Hwy 13 beginning Friday, Aug. 9.

At 10 p.m. the ramp from southbound I-35W to northbound Hwy 13 and all ramps from Hwy 13 to southbound 35W will close as crews paint several bridges spanning the roadway.

Reminder: at the same day and time, southbound I-35W will close between Hwy 13 and the I-35/35W/I-35E split.

All lanes on I-35W are scheduled to open by 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12.

Motorists are advised to follow the signed detour using I-494 and southbound I-35E in order to bypass the closure.

In addition, northbound I-35 will be a single lane between County Road 50 and the I-35/35W/35E split beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9.  The northbound I-35 and County Road 46 ramps also will close.

Both the lane and ramp are scheduled to re-open by 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12.

All work is weather permitting.

This work is part of a larger project repairing concrete and other improvements along I-35 and I-35E. To sign up for the project’s e-mail updates or for more information, visit the project’s website at http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i35eelkotoeagan/

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota visit www.511mn.org.

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