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July 5, 2023

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Blatnik Bridge lane closures to start July 10 for routine inspections

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be conducting routine bridge inspections on I-535 Blatnik Bridge starting on July 10. Motorists can expect right lane closures with a 10’ width restriction during working hours of 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Work will begin on the Superior bound side of the bridge. Inspections will take approximately three weeks to complete.