Construction Updates

I-35 North Metro Split

Current Lane Closures
Periodic lane closures of I-35 in both directions near Hwy 97 for bridge work
  • NB I-35 may be reduced to two lanes during off peak hours between 7 am and 2 pm
  • SB I-35 may be reduced to two lanes during off peak hours between 8 am and 5 pm
 
About this project
Six miles of I-35 from just south of the I-35 split to a half mile north of Hwy 8 at the Chisago/Washington county line will be resurfaced. Road resurfacing helps to preserve and extend the use of the pavement. The work will also include replacing three bridges.

Summary of work
Resurface existing pavement
Replace the Hwy 97 bridge over I-35 with a diverging diamond interchange for better traffic flow and improved safety
Update crosswalks at Hwy 97 to meet modern accessibility standards
Replace the flyover ramp from WB Hwy 8 to SB I-35 with a loop ramp
Drainage improvements
 

CURRENT TRAFFIC UPDATES


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Upcoming Closures

Spring through summer 2019
Long-term I-35 lane closures will occur between the I-35W/I-35E split and Hwy 97
I-35W and I-35E may be reduced to a single lane at times, just south of the split
The NB I-35 ramps to and from Hwy 97 will close for approximately one month
 
Summer through fall 2019
Long-term I-35 lane closures will continue between the I-35W/I-35E split and Hwy 97
I-35W and I-35E may continue to be reduced to a single lane at times, just south of the split
The SB I-35 ramps to and from Hwy 97 will close for approximately one month
 
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