Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 6, 2016

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Interstate 35E in St. Paul closes Sept. 9 through Sept. 12

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will encounter delays and a detour on Interstate 35E in St. Paul as both directions of the road close between I-94 and Shepard Road at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept.9.

During the closure, traffic will follow a signed detour:

  • Northbound I-35E: Eastbound I-494 to northbound Highway 61 to westbound I-94 
  • Southbound I-35E: Eastbound I-94 to southbound Highway 52 (Lafayette Bridge) to westbound I-494       

All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12

This closure is necessary as construction crews continue working on the I-35E bridges.

For a full schedule of the I-35E bridge repair projects in St. Paul or to sign up for email project updates, visit mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35ebridges/.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

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