abc
QUICK LINKS:

Portion of I-35 in Duluth Closed Due to Deteriorated Pilings

Updated: 11/18/2013 9:11 PM
Created: 11/18/2013 8:42 PM KSTP.com
By: Leslie Dyste

A two-mile stretch of southbound I-35 in Duluth is closed due to deteriorated pilings.

MnDOT says the pilings have not failed but need immediate repair.

Southbound lanes of the interstate are closed from Lake Avenue to 21st Avenue West.

MnDOT said the closure is expected to last several days.

A state maintenance crew will begin the repair, but a contractor will be hired to complete the work.

Photo courtesy of WDIO

Dense Fog Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Brown; Carver; Chippewa; Douglas; Kandiyohi; Lac Qui Parle; McLeod; Meeker; Nicollet; Pope; Redwood; Renville; Sibley; Stevens; Swift; Yellow Medicine
Expires: 8/22/2014 10:00 AM

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Few Clouds
74°
90° | 70°
  • Feels like: 74° F
  • Wind: NNW 5mph
  • Humidity: 97%
  • Fri Partly cloudy
    87° | 68°
  • Sat Occasional showers possible
    84° | 70°
  • Sun Scattered thunderstorms possible
    86° | 64°
  • Mon Plenty of sun
    76° | 60°

Video

KSTP NEWS