Weekend closure set for southbound I-35W

Full-depth concrete pavement repair will require a weekend closure of southbound Interstate 35W between the I-35W/I-35E split in Columbus and Lexington Avenue in Blaine.

The interstate will close at 10 p.m. Friday, July 20 and will reopen to traffic by 5 a.m. Monday, July 23.

During the closure, motorists will detour south on I-35E to westbound I-694.

Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes to avoid congestion and possible delays.

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