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.

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


City of Minneapolis Updates

December 2, 2017 Update:

Construction activity on the 35W@94 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.

***Note: See below.

Upcoming Night Time Lane Closures

Intermittent through Mid‐December 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM – 35W and TH65 at Franklin Bridge Location for Sheet Piling Removal (estimated duration – 9 days)

(Estimated Bridge Opening June 2018)

Roadway Closures and Upcoming Traffic Movements for this week:

December 2, 2017 Update (PDF)