Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Interstate 35 Corridor Projects

Between Cloquet and Owatonna

Projects at a glance

Several construction projects are happening along I-35 in Minnesota. We want to help you plan ahead and know your route as you travel this corridor.

Here are a lists of projects based on their location in MnDOT Districts:

I-35/Hwy 33 roundabout project in Cloquet

District 1

May 21 to October 2018

This project will replace the existing intersection on Hwy 33 where the I-35 ramps and frontage road meet with a new roundabout. For more details, visit the I-35/Hwy 33 project website.

I-35 Snake River project

District 1

April 2018 – October 2018

There will be two stages of construction to build four new bridges at Snake River, Hwy 70 and Co Rd 7and resurface seven miles of road. For more details, visit the I-35 Snake River project website.

I-35 Bridge painting project in St. Louis, Carlton and Pine Counties

District 1

July 2018 to fall 2018

Nine bridges along I-35 in St. Louis, Carlton and Pine Counties will be painted. For more details, visit the I-35 Birdge painting project website.

I-35 Goose Creek Rest Area

Metro District

September 2017 through September 2018

Reconstruct building, grade and pave parking lot. Rest area will be closed and there will be no truck parking available.

I-35 North Metro Split

Metro District

Early Oct. 2017 to late Oct. 2019

Six miles of I-35 from just south of the I-35 split to a half mile north of Hwy 8 at the Chisago/Washington county line will be resurfaced. Road resurfacing helps to preserve and extend the use of the pavement. The work will also include replacing three bridges. For more details, visit the I-35 North Metro Split project website.

I-35W and County Rd I — Arden Hills, Shoreview

Metro District

Spring to summer 2018

Build a new frontage road along the east side of I-35W between Co Rd H and Co Rd I and construct a roundabout on Co Rd I at Rice Creek Pkwy east of I-35W. The construction schedule will resume in summer 2018 with work to complete final roadway striping and sidewalks and trails. For more details, visit Ramsey County's project website.

I-35W Resurfacing project — Minneapolis to Roseville

Metro District

July 13 to October 2018

I-35W between 4th St. SE and Co Rd C will be resurfaced. For more details, visit the I-35W Resurfacing project website.

35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown project in Minneapolis

Metro District

Aug. 21, 2017 through fall 2021

This five year project will reconstruct the corridor of I-35W between 43rd St. and 15th St. including bridges and pavement and adding an Orange Line Bus Rapid Transit Station at Lake St. For more details, visit the 35W@94 project website.

NB I-35E to Hwy 36 ramp project in St. Paul

Metro District

July through August 2018

Realign the NB I-35E ramp to EB Hwy 36 with concrete pavement, update traffic management system and lighting.

I-35E Landscape project in St. Paul

Metro District

Summer through fall 2018

Landscape project in the center median on I-35E between West 7th St to Grand Ave.

I-35W Minnesota River Bridge

Metro District

July 2018 to Nov. 2021

MnDOT in partnership with Dakota County, Hennepin County, City of Bloomington and the City of Burnsville are developing a project to replace the bridge and pavement on I-35W between Cliff Rd. and 106th St. For more details, visit the I-35W Minnesota River Bridge project website.

I-35 Bridge repair project in Elko New Market

Metro District

April through June 2018

Repair the bridge at I-35 and Co Rd 2/Main St. in Elko New Market.

I-35 Concrete overlay project in Faribault

District 6

July 23 to October 2018

This project will be a concrete overlay on four miles of southbound I-35 in Faribault. For more details, visit the I-35 Concrete Overlay project website.

I-35 and Hwy 14 Steele County Bridges project

District 6

April 2017 through fall 2018

This project will replace 10 bridges on I-35 and Hwy 14. For more details, visit the Steele County Bridges project website.