Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35W Minnesota River Bridge

Bloomington, Burnsville

Project complete

I-35W between Cliff Rd. in Burnsville and 106th St. in Bloomington project area map

I-35W Minnesota River bridge project location map.
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About this project

MnDOT in partnership with Dakota County, Hennepin County, City of Bloomington and the City of Burnsville developed a project to replace the bridge and pavement on I-35W between Cliff Rd. and 106th St. Crews also raised I-35W out of the floodplain and improved pedestrian access across the river.

Summary of work

  • Reconstructed I-35W Bridge spanning the Minnesota River
  • Reconstructed I-35W bridge spanning 106th St.
  • Replaced pavement from Cliff Rd. to 106th St.
  • Constructed northbound auxiliary/truck lane between Cliff Rd. and 106th St.
  • Constructed trail between Black Dog Rd. and Lyndale Ave.
  • Improved signing, lighting and drainage

STEM program

We recognize 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. 

We partnered with other organizations to create an interactive program to integrate bridge architecture, design and engineering into a school curriculum. Learn more about the STEM program.