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Sept. 20, 2021

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Southbound I-35 traffic shift for Twin Ports Interchange project in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. — Motorists travelling on I-35 in Duluth will encounter a shift in traffic movement as southbound I-35 is routed to Lower Michigan Street beginning the week of Sept. 27. In the coming weeks traffic will return to two lanes in each direction.

Beginning the week of Sept. 27:

  • Southbound I-35 traffic will be routed onto Lower Michigan Street near Garfield Avenue and back onto I-35 just north of 27th Avenue West. This configuration will be in place through fall of 2022.
  • Southbound I-35 to southbound I-535 will close. The signed detour will follow southbound I-35 to the Hwy 2 Bong Bridge.

Motorists are encouraged to check 511mn.org before traveling for information on road conditions, closures and detour routes. To learn more about the Twin Ports Interchange project visit mndot.gov/d1/projects/twin-ports-interchange, or call the Twin Ports Interchange Hotline at 218-343-3748.