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June 1, 2022

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I-35/I-35E lane closures in Forest Lake begin June 6

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will encounter lane closures on Interstate 35/35E in Forest Lake starting on June 6 as part of a concrete repair project.

Beginning at 5 a.m. Monday, June 6, northbound I-35 will be reduced to two lanes from the I-35E/I-35W split to Highway 8.  At the same time, northbound I-35E will be reduced to a single lane between 80th Street and the I-35E/I-35W split. Crews plan to reopen the lanes on Thursday evening, June 9.

Then on Monday morning, June 13, southbound I-35 will be reduced to a single lane between the I-35E/I-35W split and 80th Street. Northbound I-35W will also be reduced to a single lane from Freeway Drive/County Road 54 to the I-35E/I-35W split during the same timeframe. These lanes are anticipated to be reopened Thursday evening, June 16.

All construction activities and traffic impacts are weather dependent and subject to change. MnDOT urges motorists to always be attentive, drive with caution, slow down in work zones where workers are present.