Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35W and 86th Street Bridge


Traffic Impacts


Bridge closure

April 25 through October
  • The 86th Street Bridge in Bloomington over I-35W is closed.

    Penn Ave. and Lyndale Ave. and 82nd and 90th Streets


10 p.m. Fri, July 7 to 5 a.m. Mon, July 10

  • I-35W closed from I-35E to I-494
  • SB Detour: EB I-494 to SB Hwy 77 to I-35E to SB I-35W
  • NB Detour: I-35E toto NB Hwy 77 to EB I-494 to NB I-35W


Summer 2017

  • One direction of I-35W will be closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. four different nights between June and October. Specific dates TBD.

About the 2017 bridge repairs

The 86th St. bridge has been hit by vehicles carrying high loads several times. The decision was made to replace the bridge because of substantial damage and the need to increase the vertical clearance.

Summary of work

  • Replace bridge at 86th St. over Interstate 35W in Bloomington