Skip to main content

Boreal Community Media

I-35 ramp closures at 27th Avenue West in Duluth begin July 27

Jul 19, 2022 08:24AM ● By Content Editor
Image: MN Department of Transportation

From the Minnesota Department of Transportation - July 18, 2022

Beginning Wednesday, July 27, motorists will encounter ramp closures at the northbound I-35 ramps to and from 27th Avenue West. Closures will be in place for up to 30 days to make way for crews to reconstruct the on ramp, the top portion of the off ramp, and the intersection. During the closure, Courtland Street will be accessible only across the 27th Avenue West Bridge. Detour signs will be in place.

About this project

Once completed, this project will enhance safety by eliminating blind merges and left exits, replace aging infrastructure, and better accommodate freight movements through the interchanges next to the Clure Public Terminal.

Summary of work

Reconstruct I-35/I-535/Hwy 53 interchange to improve safety by:

  • Providing a new conventional design
  • Relocating all exits and entrances to the right side of the roadway
  • Improving merging sight distance and eliminating merge conflicts
  • Eliminating weaving problems near the interchange
  • Providing lane continuity for through I-35 traffic

For more information on this project visit: https://www.dot.state.mn.us/d1/projects/twin-ports-interchange/.


To read this original story and more news, follow this link to the MN Department of Transportation website.

Boreal Ship Spotter - larger view here