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July 19, 2023

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I-35 to close overnight through Twin Ports Interchange

DULUTH, Minn. – Minnesota Department of Transportation crews working on the Twin Ports Interchange project will close I-35 in both directions beginning at 9 p.m. on Monday, July 24. This work was originally scheduled to begin Thursday, July 20.  Northbound traffic will detour following the Highway 2 Bong Bridge into Superior, then I-535 back into Duluth. Southbound traffic will exit at 5th Avenue West and Lake Avenue to follow city streets. This closure is needed for crews to pour bridge deck over I-35 as part of the Twin Ports Interchange project. I-35 will reopen to traffic at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, July 25. From Tuesday, July 25, to Friday, July 28, I-35 traffic will be in two-way, single lane configuration on the southbound side.

For more information on the Twin Ports Interchange project visit: https://www.dot.state.mn.us/d1/projects/twin-ports-interchange/.