Southbound I-35 Barnum on-ramp to close during weekends

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Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 11:59 AM CDT
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BARNUM, MN-- MnDOT is warning all drivers that the I-35 southbound on-ramp at Barnum will now close weekends to help prevent traffic backups. starting Saturday at 6 p.m..

The closure, which begins August 6 and runs every weekend until October, will last from 6 p.m. Saturdays to 7 a.m. Mondays.

The closure is a result of road work on I-35 that will shift both directions of traffic to the southbound side of the road.

MnDOT says the closure is meant to alleviate large back-ups on I-35 during high traffic levels on the weekends.

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