Specific information on traffic impacts will be provided as more details become available.
7 a.m. Wed, Sept. 5 through fall
I-35 in both directions will have off-peak daytime lane closures between Harris and the Chisago/Pine County line
I-35 will be restricted to a single lane of traffic in each direction.
Access at Rush City will be maintained with a short-term closure to reconstruct ramps.
About this project
A more than eight-mile section of I-35 between the city of Harris and the Chisago/Pine County line will undergo a concrete road resurfacing project. The work will include concrete pavement work, drainage updates and safety improvements. This section of I-35 was first paved in 1969. The road received pavement overlay treatments in 1987 and 2008.
Summary of work
Resurface concrete pavement
Remove and replace cable median barriers
Add rumble strips
Replace lighting at Rush City interchange
Fall 2018: Construct crossovers and emergency pullovers
Spring - Summer 2019: Construct southbound lanes with traffic on northbound alignment
Summer - Fall 2019: Construct northbound lanes with traffic on southbound alignment