I-35 Lane Restrictions, ramp closures to start May 13

By KBJR News 1

I-35 Lane Restrictions, ramp closures to start May 13

May 7, 2013 Updated May 7, 2013 at 4:26 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Motorists traveling on I-35 between Scanlon and Boundary Avenue in Duluth will be restricted to a single lane in each direction beginning Monday, May 13.

All traffic should use the southbound lanes while the northbound lanes are being reconstructed.

The on-and-off ramps at County Road 61, Exit 245, will also close on Monday, May 13 while they are being reconstructed.

These traffic impacts will remain in effect for eight weeks. All of the ramps at Midway Road, Exit 246, will remain open.

The following businesses: The Buffalo House, Kraemer Construction, Cretex Concrete Products, Calumet Oil Refinery Terminal, Kivi Bros Trucking and St. germaine Cabinets will remain open and accessible.

Motorists traveling north on I-35 can use the County Road 13 exit and follow the marked detour to access County 61 businesses. The detour will follow midway Road south to Becks Road and Becks Road west to Stenman Road for the Buffalo House. Or County Road 13 to County Road 73 for businesses located on County Road 73.

County Road 61 will be open to Becks Road and Stenman Road during the construction to provide access to all businesses from County Rd. 61.

This is the second year of construction on this $30 million dollar project.

The project is expected to be complete in October 2013.