Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35E Bridge Repair

St. Paul

Traffic Impacts

I-35E Bridge Repair project map
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Future

Spring 2017

Lane closures

  • I-35E/Shepard Rd. bridge - This section of roadway will be two lanes of traffic in each direction for the duration of the project. There will be traffic switches throughout the project.

Ramp closure

  • The West Seventh St. entrance ramp to SB I-35E will close for approximately 15 days in the spring of 2017 and 15 days in the late-summer of 2017. Safety is a key concern while crews work on the I-35E bridge spanning Shepard Rd

About the 2017 bridge repairs

Summary of work

  • Bridge repair work
  • Bridge resurfacing
  • Bridge inspection
Shepard Rd bridge
  • Concrete repair, patching and resurfacing

2016 project work - completed

  • Completed: June 6 through mid-October 2016
I-35E Bridge Repair project map
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About the bridge repairs

Summary of work

  • Bridge repair work
  • Bridge resurfacing
  • Bridge inspections
  • Bridge rail upgrades (St. Clair Ave)
Ramsey St/Grand Ave. bridge
  • Concrete repaired, patched and resurfaced
Eastbound Grand Ave. bridge
  • Concrete repaired, patched and resurfaced
St. Clair Ave. bridge
  • Concrete repaired, patched and resurfaced
Randolph Ave. bridge
  • Concrete repaired, patched and resurfaced
Benefits
  • Provides smoother bridge surfaces
  • Extends service life of roadway, bridges and drainage systems
Cost
  • $2.0 million