Lane reductions on I-35W through Wednesday

Crews will be working on overhead signage.

Travelers using northbound and southbound Interstate 35W between 82nd Street and 90th Street will experience nighttime lane closures and lane restrictions through Wednesday, April 29. The closures and restrictions are due to crews installing overhead structures for electronic signage for the new managed lane corridor and MnPASS Express Lane that will be operational in fall 2009. The signage will provide real-time information to drivers about lanes closures, incidents and advised speed limits to improve traffic flow, safety and mobility, according to a news release issued by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Lane closures and restrictions are as follows: -From 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, to 5 a.m., Wednesday, April 29, northbound I-35W will be reduced from three lanes to one lane. -From 10 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, to 5 a.m., Wednesday, April 29, southbound I-35W will be reduced from three lanes to one lane. -From 10 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, to 5 a.m., Wednesday, April 29, there will a lane restriction on southbound I-35W between Lake Street and 42nd Street Three lanes will be operating by morning rush over, as crews will re-open lanes starting at 5 a.m. each morning. For statewide traffic, construction and travel information visit www.mndot.gov.