Minnesota Department of Transportation

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I-35W and 5th Street Pedestrian Bridge Replacement

Minneapolis

Traffic Impacts

I-35E Bridge Repair project map
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Current

Road closures

April through August 2019
  • West Side – 9th Ave. between 5th St. SE and 6th St. SE is closed

Ramp closures

April through August 2019
  • 4th St. ramps to/from I-35W will have periodic closures

Upcoming

Road closures

10 p.m. Fri, June 21 through 5 a.m Mon, June 24  
  • Both directions of I-35W will be closed between I-94 and Hwy 280 for the demolition of the pedestrian bridge. Detour from the south is I-94 to Hwy 280 to I-35W. Detour from the north is Hwy 280 to I-94 to I-35W.

Pedestrian Impacts

Mid-May through late August 2019
  • The pedestrian bridge will close Mon, June 17 and be demolished the weekend of June 21-24
    • Walkers and bicyclist will be detoured to 4th St. SE to cross the interstate

About this project

Replace existing pedestrian bridge that will be ADA-compliant.

Summary of work

  • Remove existing pedestrian bridge
  • Construct new bridge and add accessible approaches
  • Improved aesthetics

Visualizations

Graphic visualization of new 5th street pedestrian bridge from the side.

Graphic visualization of new 5th street pedestrian bridge from above.