Crews to repair potholes on I-35W, travel delays likely

Crews to repair potholes on I-35W, travel delays likely Photo: KSTP

March 15, 2019 08:34 PM

Crews will be repairing potholes early next week, which will close lanes and cause delays on Interstate 35W, according to the city.

The work will take place between Highway 55/Hiawatha Avenue and 42nd Street in Minneapolis on March 18 and 19, crews said.


Starting at 8:30 a.m. Monday until approximately 2 p.m., southbound I-35W will be a single lane in the area.

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Northbound I-35W will also be down to a single lane starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday between 42nd Street and I-94. Those lanes are expected to reopen by 3 p.m., crews said.

Additionally, one lane will close on I-94 between I-394 at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, and at 10 p.m. an another lane will close so crews can restripe the road. All lanes are expected to reopen by 5 a.m. Tuesday.

The lane closures allow crews to repair potholes will a longer-lasting, hot-mix product.

Be prepared before you head out the door and start your commute, as it will likely take extra time in those areas.

You can plan ahead and check your route at

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