Portion of northbound I-35W will close this weekend

Lane closures are scheduled for Interstate 35W in the south metro this weekend.

All of northbound I-35W will be closed from the I-35 split in Burnsville to I-494 from 10 p.m. on Friday, July 7, to 5 a.m. on Monday, July 10.

One southbound lane will remain open between 90th Street in Bloomington and the 35 split.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be:

• Milling and paving northbound I-35W at McAndrews Road in Burnsville.

• Removing the 86th Street bridge over I-35W in Bloomington.

• Removing a portion of the 82nd Street bridge deck over I-35W in Bloomington.

The posted detour will direct motorists to take I-35E, Cedar Avenue/Highway 77 and I-494.