Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 1, 2018

Schedule changes for Routine bridge inspection closures taking place May 2 and May 3 in Duluth

Duluth, Minn. – Motorists travelling on Interstate 35/I-535 and Highway 53 in Duluth will encounter temporary ramp closures for routine Snooper bridge inspections on Wednesday May 2 and Thursday, May 3 in Duluth.

Originally closures on the ramps from I-535 to southbound I-35 and northbound Highway 53 were scheduled to take place on Tuesday, May 1. This work has been rescheduled and closures will now occur on Thursday, May 3 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Scheduled work for Wednesday, May 2 remains the same. The ramp from southbound Highway 53 to southbound I-35 will close. Right lane closures will also occur on southbound Highway 53 to I-535 and southbound Highway 53 to northbound I-35 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

All ramps will be open both days for the morning and evening commute.

Motorists are asked to be patient and use caution in and around work areas.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.