Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 5, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Interstate 35, Highway 61, Highway 194 resurfacing project begins May 9 in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. — Motorists traveling on I-35 in Duluth will be restricted to a single lane in each direction between 5th Avenue West and London Road from Monday, May 9 through Mid-June as crews resurface the freeway and make drainage improvements. Motorists may also encounter temporary ramp closures during this project. Only one ramp in each direction will close at a time.

Beginning Wednesday, May 11, motorists will encounter areas restricted to a single lane on Mesaba Avenue while crews make drainage repairs. Work on Mesaba Avenue will be completed in Mid-June.

Work on Highway 61 near Knife River will not begin until mid-June. Motorists will be restricted to a single lane in each direction when this project begins.

Motorists should expect delays in the project areas.

Work on all three highways will be completed in mid-July 2016.

For more information about this project please visit: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d1/projects/I-35-Hwy-61-Hwy-194-Resurfacing/

The completed project will improve safety and mobility.


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