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I-535/Blatnik Bridge northbound lane to close August 12 in Duluth

August 8, 2013

The northbound/Duluth-bound, right lane on the Interstate 535/Blatnik Bridge, will close to traffic for several weeks beginning Monday, August 12. It will remain closed until late-October.

The southbound/Superior-bound right lane on the Blatnik Bridge has been closed, but will re-open Wednesday August 14.

Temporary southbound right lane closures may occur after August 14, but not between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

The Blatnik Bridge two-year rehabilitation project began in May 2012. The work being done this year includes painting and the installation of a new decorative lighting system.

The reconstructed lanes will be smoother and safer for motorists.

For updated travel information on all Minnesota roads, call 511 or click on Minnesota 511 online.

For more information, contact:
Communications Manager Chris Ouellette
(715) 833-9814,



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