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35E closed for weekend from St. Paul to Little Canada

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) -

Interstate 35E is closed in both directions all weekend between downtown St. Paul and Highway 36, near Little Canada, Minn., for bridge demolition work that's part of a MnPASS express lane project.

35E CLOSURE

- Single lane closures begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Mar. 7

- Full closure of 35E begins at 10 p.m. Friday, Mar. 7

- All lanes reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, Mar. 10

- Traffic detoured to Interstate 694 and Interstate 94

THE JOB

- Demolition of the Arlington Avenue bridge and Wheelock Parkway bridge

- 35E MnPASS project will add an express lane between Maryland Avenue and Little Canada Road

- More project info: www.mndot.gov/metro/projects/35estpaul/mnpass.html


PHOTO: Bridge demolition began Friday night

THE HEADACHE

The 35E closure comes during the Minnesota boy's state high school hockey tournament at Xcel Energy Center and the heavily-attended Let's Play Hockey expo at RiverCentre next door.

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