Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info


Burnsville, Bloomington

Learn more and tell us what you think

A map of the project area.
A map of the project area.

Two public meetings were held on Oct. 27 and Oct. 29, 2015. Attendees were able to express their opinion about many features of the bridge including trail options, bridge piers, retaining walls and other architectural details.

Coming soon

Couldn't attend one of the meetings? The bridge options will be posted on this web site along with an opportunity for you to share your opinion. Please check back for updates.

About this project

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 Road and 106th Street. Raise I-35W out of the floodplain and improve pedestrian access across the river.

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct I-35W Bridge spanning the Minnesota River
  • Replace pavement from Cliff Road to 106th Street
  • Construct northbound auxiliary lane between Cliff Road and 106th Street
  • Construct Trail between Cliff Road and 106th Street
  • Improve signing, lighting and drainage


  • $140 million