Minnesota Department of Transportation

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July 29, 2020

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Mobile Lane Closures on the Blatnik Bridge July 30

DULUTH, Minn. –  Motorists should be aware of mobile lane closures on the Minnesota bound side of the I-535 Blatnik Bridge on Thursday, July 30. The inside lane will be closed starting at 9 a.m. and last for one day. MnDOT crews will be conducting surveys on the median.
Important reminders for motorists regarding work zone safety:

  • Slow down when approaching every work zone, then navigate through with care and caution.
  • Stay alert; work zones constantly change.
  • Watch for workers and slow moving equipment.
  • Obey posted speed limits. Fine for a violation in a work zone is $300.
  • Minimize distractions behind the wheel.
  • Be patient; expect delays, especially during peak travel times.

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