Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35W Minnesota River Bridge

Burnsville, Bloomington

About this project

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

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.

Traffic Impacts

When this project begins, 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 within segments of the road.

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct I-35W Bridge spanning the Minnesota River
  • Reconstruct I-35W bridge spanning 106th St
  • Replace pavement from Cliff Road to 106th Street
  • Construct northbound auxiliary/truck lane between Cliff Road and 106th Street
  • Construct Trail between Black Dog Rd and Lyndale Ave
  • Improve signing, lighting and drainage

 

STEM program

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.