Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35W and 86th Street Bridge


Traffic Impacts


Bridge closures

April 25 to Tue., Nov. 14
  • The 86th St. Bridge in Bloomington over I-35W is closed
    • Detour: Penn Ave. and Lyndale Ave. and 82nd and 90th Streets

Lane closures

Sept. 19 through Fri, Dec. 1
  • The 82nd St. Bridge is reduced to a single lane in each direction


Road closures


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