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March 12, 2021

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Southbound I-35 closure scheduled Friday, March 19 in Duluth

Duluth, Minn. – Beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 19, southbound I-35 will close near 27th Avenue West in Duluth. During the closure, traffic will be routed up and back down the 27th Avenue West ramps. Closures are anticipated to last through Saturday, March 20 and into the evening.  This work is needed for crews to set precast bridge girders over the southbound lanes of I-35 and begin building the deck for the new 27th Avenue West Bridge.
Other work happening the week on March 15, includes:

  • Backfilling behind the abutments of the 27th Avenue West Bridge.
  • Working on the substructures for two of the four bridges connecting I-35 and Highway 53.
  • Installing sheeting and shoring required for excavation to construct the outlet position of the new culvert for Miller/Coffee Creek.

Motorists are encouraged to check www.511mn.org before traveling for information on road conditions, closures and detour routes. To learn more about the Twin Ports Interchange project visit https://www.dot.state.mn.us/d1/projects/twin-ports-interchange/, or call the Twin Ports Interchange Hotline at 218-343-3748.