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May 25, 2023

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I-35W northbound weekend closure begins June 2

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Starting Friday, June 2, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin the second of three weekend closures of northbound I-35W between I-35E in Burnsville and I-494 in Bloomington so crews can continue resurfacing the road and improving ramps, sidewalks, and signals at several intersections. The third weekend closure on northbound I-35W later will occur later in June.

Beginning 10 p.m. Friday, June 2 through 5 a.m. Monday, June 5 northbound I-35W will be closed. All northbound ramps between I-35E and 82nd Street, and the southbound I-35W E-ZPass lane between 82nd Street and 94th Street will also be closed during this time. Motorists will be detoured to I-35E to Highway 77 to I-494. Local access to northbound I-35W will remain open at 82nd Street via Lyndale Avenue.

After the weekend closure, the following ramps and lanes will remain closed:

Through mid-June

  • The right acceleration/deceleration lane is closed on northbound I-35W between 106th Street and 98th Street.
    • Detour: I-35E to Highway 77 to I-494
  • The ramp from 106th Street to northbound I-35W is closed.
    • Detour: Lyndale Avenue to 98th Street
  • The ramp from northbound I-35W to 98th Street is closed.
    • Detour: 106th Street to Lyndale Avenue

There will also be weekend closures on southbound I-35W between I-35E in Burnsville and I-494 in Bloomington later this summer.

Motorists are urged to plan ahead and allow extra time to reach their destination. All construction activities and traffic impacts are weather and schedule permitting and subject to change. MnDOT urges motorists to always be attentive, drive with caution, and slowdown in work zones where workers are present.

For more information, visit the project webpage at mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35w-bloomington.