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June 1, 2021

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Northbound I-35 temporary ramp closure in Duluth June 3 and 4

DULUTH, Minn. — Temporary ramp closures will be needed on northbound I-35 at Exit 256A Mesaba Ave/Superior St on June 4 and 5. On Thursday, June 3rd after 8 p.m., there will be a closure of the Mesaba Avenue ramp of Exit 256A. Traffic will be detoured via the Superior Street ramp to 6th Avenue W to 1st Street to Mesaba Avenue. On Friday, June 4th after 9 a.m., there will be a closure of the Superior Street Ramp of Exit 256A. Traffic will be detoured via the Michigan Street ramp to 5th Avenue W to Superior Street.

These closures are required to facilitate the installation of a CCTV camera pole foundation as part of a Traffic Management System upgrade. Both closures are expected to last three to four hours.

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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