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Oct. 3, 2022

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Northbound I-535/Blatnik Bridge closure Wednesday, Oct. 5

Duluth, Minn. – Motorists will encounter a closure at the northbound I-535/Blatnik Bridge between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5. Northbound lanes will close to allow for the placement of precast concrete barrier and pavement markings near the off ramp to Garfield Avenue and on Garfield Avenue.

  • The closure will be made in Superior utilizing the gates.
  • Dynamic messaging signs will be in place at Hammond, Frasier, and Barkers Island to inform drivers of the closure.
  • Motorists are asked to use the Highway 2/Bong Bridge.

For more information go to the Twin Ports Interchange project webpage.