Construction Resumes on Interstate 35 April 29 in Duluth | People
DULUTH, Minn. – Construction will begin again on I-35 at the end of April (weather permitting.) According to a press release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, motorists traveling north and south on I-35, just south of Boundary Avenue in Duluth, beginning Monday, April 29. Crews will begin construction on a median crossover. Motorists will be restricted to a single lane for about a mile. The crossover construction is epected to take approximately two weeks.
All I-35 traffic will then be moved to the southbound lanes.
Crews will also be patching pavement in the southbound lanes to prepare for the upcoming traffic switch.
This is the second year of construction on this $30,107,574 project. The project is scheduled for completion in October 2013.
MnDOT says the project benefits include:
- New concrete
- New paved shoulders and guardrail
- Improved drainage and bridges
- Improved safety
For updated travel information on all Minnesota roads, call 511 or click on www.511mn.org.