Minnesota Department of Transportation

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I-35W and 5th Street Pedestrian Bridge Replacement

Minneapolis

Traffic Impacts

I-35E Bridge Repair project map
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Current

Road closures

April through August 2019
  • West Side – 9th Ave. between 5th St. SE and 6th St. SE is closed

Ramp closures

April through August 2019
  • 4th St. ramps to/from I-35W will have periodic closures

Pedestrian Impacts

June 17 through late August 2019
  • The pedestrian bridge is closed and will be demolished the weekend of June 21-24
    • Walkers and bicyclist will be detoured to 4th St. SE to cross the interstate

Upcoming

Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available.

About this project

Replace existing pedestrian bridge that will be ADA-compliant.

Summary of work

  • Remove existing pedestrian bridge
  • Construct new bridge and add accessible approaches
  • Improved aesthetics

Visualizations

Graphic visualization of new 5th street pedestrian bridge from the side.

Graphic visualization of new 5th street pedestrian bridge from above.