Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35 Road Resurfacing Project

Harris, Rush City

Traffic impacts

All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.


Lane closures

7 a.m. Mon, April 6 through late July
  • Watch for off-peak, daytime single lane traffic on SB I-35 between the Chisago/Pine Co. line and Harris


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be added as details become available.

About this project

project location map
I-35 Chisago/Pine County line to Harris project location map
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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
  • Update drainage
  • Replace lighting at Rush City interchange

Preliminary construction schedule

  • Fall 2018: Construct temporary crossovers and emergency pulloffs - Completed
  • June 2019: Construct SB lanes with all traffic on NB - Completed
  • June 2019: SB Rush City ramps will close for 2-4 weeks - Completed
  • Spring 2020: Construct NB lanes with all traffic on SB
  • Early summer 2020: NB Rush City ramps will close for 2-4 weeks - Completed
  • June 2020: Project completion date