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August 1, 2023

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Southbound I-535 Blatnik Bridge to close Aug. 8-10

DULUTH, Minn. – Minnesota Department of Transportation crews working on the Twin Ports Interchange project will close the southbound side of the I-535 Blatnik Bridge from Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 12 p.m. through Thursday, Aug. 10, at 5 a.m. This closure will allow for I-535 interchange bridge girder and decking placement over the current southbound traffic lanes. During the closure traffic will be detoured to the Highway 2 Bong Bridge.

For more information on the Twin Ports Interchange project visit mndot.gov/d1/projects/twin-ports-interchange.