Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35W and 86th Street Bridge

Bloomington

Traffic Impacts

Current

Bridge closures

April 25 to Fri, Nov. 10
  • The 86th St. Bridge in Bloomington over I-35W is closed
    • Detour: Penn Ave. and Lyndale Ave. and 82nd and 90th Streets

Lane closures

Sept. 19 through 9 p.m. Tue, Oct. 24
  • The 82nd St. Bridge is reduced to a single lane in each direction

Upcoming

Bridge closures

9 p.m. Tue, Oct. 24 to 6 a.m. Wed, Oct. 25
  • 82nd St. Bridge will be closed

Road closures

10 p.m. Fri, Oct. 27 to 10 a.m. Sat, Oct. 28
  • Both directions of I-35W will be closed from I-494 to I-35E
    • NB Detour: EB I-494 to SB Hwy 77 to SB I-35E
    • SB Detour: NB I-35E to Hwy 77 to WB I-494

Lane closures

9 p.m. Tue, Oct. 24 to 6 a.m. Wed, Oct. 25
  • Both directions of I-35W will have alternating lane closures from 90th St. to I-494
    • Note: only one direction will have a lane closure at a given time
6 a.m. Wed, Oct. 24 to Fri, Nov. 10
  • The 82nd St. Bridge will be reduced to a single lane in each direction

Ramp closures

9 p.m. Tue, Oct. 24 to 6 a.m. Wed, Oct. 25
  • Ramps to and from I-35W and 82nd St. will be closed

About the 2017 bridge repairs

The 86th St. bridge has been hit by vehicles carrying high loads several times. The decision was made to replace the bridge because of substantial damage and the need to increase the vertical clearance.

Summary of work

  • Replace bridge at 86th St. over Interstate 35W in Bloomington