Trunk Highway 35W Downtown to Crosstown Reconstruction

 Trunk Highway 35W Downtown to Crosstown Reconstruction


Portions of 35W from Downtown to Crosstown in Minneapolis are being reconstructed and improved in stages between 2017 and 2021. See what is being done where in MnDOT's detailed project map:

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Find more information about this project at MnDOT's 35W&94: Downtown to Crosstown Project Page.


City of Minneapolis Updates

December 23, 2017 Update:

Construction activity on the [email protected] Project continues, with the significant portion of the work happening along both 4th Ave. S. and 5th Ave. S. just south of the freeway commons, as well as at the Portland and Franklin Ave. bridge sites.

The following is a short summary of current construction activities:

Franklin Bridge – Construction continues for Pier 1‐2‐3 and East & West Abutments.

(Estimated Bridge Opening June 2018)

Upcoming Night Time Lane Closures

  1. Trunk Hwy 94 EB – 12/19/17 – Removal of temporary barriers
  2. Trunk Hwy 65 EB – 1/4/17 – Removal of last sheet piles for Pier #2 (Franklin Bridge)

Roadway Closures and Upcoming Traffic Movements for this week:


Archive of Updates

Update for week ending December 23, 2017 (PDF)

Update for week ending December 2, 2017 (PDF)

Last updated Dec 22, 2017



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