Section of I-35W closed for the weekendby Greta Cunningham, Minnesota Public Radio
St. Paul, Minn. — A busy stretch of Interstate 35W near Richfield is closing this weekend.
Minnesota Department of Transportation crews will be erecting steel beams for the new eastbound Highway 62 bridge over Interstate 35W this weekend.
All lanes of Highway 62 will remain open during the weekend construction project. Motorists should follow the posted detours.
The Crosstown Commons re-construction project is scheduled to be completed by December 2010. MnDOT says the project is projected to cost $288 million.