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July 24, 2023

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Second weekend closure of I-35W southbound begins July 28

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Starting Friday, July 28, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin the second of three weekend closures of southbound I-35W between I-494 in Bloomington and I-35E in Burnsville so crews can continue resurfacing I-35W and improving ramps, sidewalks, and signals at several intersections. The third weekend closure on southbound I-35W will begin August 4.

Beginning 10 p.m. Friday, July 28 through 5 a.m. Monday, July 31, southbound I-35W will be closed. All southbound ramps between 82nd Street and I-35E, and the northbound I-35W E-ZPass lane between 106th Street and 82nd Street will also be closed during this time. Motorists will be detoured to I-494 to Hwy 77 to I-35E.

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

Through late August:

  • The ramps from 98th Street to southbound I-35W is closed
    • Detour: Lyndale Ave. to 106th St.

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