A significant portion of the work will affect traffic and is likely to result in congestion. Expect temporary lane closures and detours as work is completed.
Specifics on closure dates and impacts will be provided as details become available.
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 Rd. and 106th St. 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
Reconstruct I-35W bridge spanning 106th St.
Replace pavement from Cliff Rd. to 106th St.
Construct NB auxiliary/truck lane between Cliff Rd. and 106th St.
Construct Trail between Black Dog Rd. and Lyndale Ave.
Improve signing, lighting and drainage
MnDOT recognizes the need to develop a diverse and talented workforce to fulfill our vision of creating a safe, efficient and sustainable transportation system for the future.
MnDOT partnered with other organizations to create an interactive program to integrate bridge architecture, design and engineering into a school curriculum.