Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35W Minnesota River Bridge

Bloomington, Burnsville

Visuals

Drone videos

Watch these drone videos to get an up-close view of the progress crews are making on the I-35W Minnesota River Bridge Project. Videos will be updated regularly during construction.

River Bridge footage

June 2020

River Bridge footage

July 2019

106th Street reconstruction

July 2019

Photos

View of the monument on the north side of the Minnesota River in the center median on the Bloomington side of the new I-35W bridge
View of the monument on the north side of the Minnesota River in the center median on the Bloomington side of the new I-35W bridge (June 2020).
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View of the monument on the south side of the Minnesota River in the center median on the Burnsville side of the new I-35W bridge
View of the monument on the south side of the Minnesota River in the center median on the Burnsville side of the new I-35W bridge (June 2020).
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A side view of the new northbound I-35W bridge on the Bloomington side of the river, as well as the bridge piers that feature a leaf vein design
A side view of the new northbound I-35W bridge on the Bloomington side of the river, as well as the bridge piers that feature a leaf vein design. (June 2020).
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Construction crews removing pavement south of the Minnesota River Bridge
Construction crews removing pavement south of the Minnesota River Bridge. (Fall 2019)
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Open beams where concrete pavement has been removed from the Minnesota River Bridge, all traffic is traveling on the new northbound bridge
Open beams where concrete pavement has been removed from the Minnesota River Bridge, all traffic is traveling on the new northbound bridge. (Fall 2019)
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Open beams where concrete has been removed from the center of the former I-35W Minnesota River Bridge
Open beams where concrete has been removed from the center of the former I-35W Minnesota River Bridge. (Fall 2019)
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Crews  are removing pavement on the north end of the former Minnesota River Bridge
Crews are removing pavement on the north end of the former Minnesota River Bridge. (Fall 2019)
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