Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Northbound I-35 Barnum unbonded overlay

Carlton County

About this project

A rendering of the I-35 overlay project near Barnum.

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Summary of work

  • Remove existing unbonded concrete overlay and install new unbonded concrete overlay.

Traffic impacts

A rendering of the I-35 detour through Moose Lake.

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  • The northbound side of Interstate 35 will be closed for the duration of construction with northbound traffic shifted to the southbound side under two-way head-to-head configuration.
  • Northbound Exit 220 at Barnum will be closed for approximately 10 weeks with exit traffic detoured at Exit 214 through Moose Lake along Hwy 73 and County Road 61 to Barnum.
  • All other ramps will remain open during construction.

Public meetings

MnDOT hosted a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 28, to talk about next summer's I-35 overlay project near Barnum. A recording of the meeting is below.