Major Ramp Closures Begin Monday Night Due to I-35W Downtown to Crosstown Project

June 03, 2018 05:57 PM

The drive into Minneapolis is about to get a lot more complicated this week.

First, there's an overnight closure scheduled for I-35W Monday night into Tuesday morning. The roadway will close in both directions from I-94 to Highway 62 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. The detour takes motorists to I-394, Highway 100 and Highway 62.

Advertisement

Track Your Commute Using the KSTP Traffic Map

Starting on Friday, June 8, the ramp from I-94 eastbound to I-35W southbound will close for the next three years, while crews rebuild the ramp. That's not the only major closure. Access into downtown Minneapolis will be restricted from I-35W northbound to 11th Street, Grant Street, and 5th Avenue until this fall. Access out of downtown to I-35W southbound will be shut down as well from 12th Street/4th Avenue until fall 2021.

Watch for these two ramp closures beginning Friday, June 8: I-35W northbound to 31st Street/Lake Street closes until this fall, and 31st Street to I-35W southbound shuts down until fall 2021.

MnDOT will be holding a news conference this week to share more information on this next phase of the I-35W: Downtown to the Crosstown Project. Stay tuned to 5 Eyewitness News, 45-TV, and KSTP.com for more details.

Credits

Josie Smith

Copyright 2018 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement

Flooding preparations continue in St. Paul

Prison program working to help inmates and inspire change

Judge blocks laws limiting powers of Wisconsin governor

Gophers beat Louisville to advance in NCAA Tournament

Minneapolis to lift winter parking restrictions Friday morning

Police investigating fatal crash involving pedestrian in St. Paul

Advertisement