According to the MN Department of Transportation, the next two days might be a good time to try out that new route to work, you've been considering.  You have been warned!

Motorists traveling on Interstate 35 in Duluth will encounter lane closures Tuesday, February 7, and Wednesday, February 8, while MP Nexlevel crews install fiber-optic conduit on the Garfield Avenue Bridge.

Traffic impacts are as follows, weather permitting:

Tuesday, February 7 – There will be lane closures on northbound I-35 from I-535 to north of Garfield Avenue beginning shortly after 9 a.m. Signs will direct motorists when to merge.

Wednesday, February 8 – There will be lane closures on southbound I-35 from south of Fifth Avenue West to south of Garfield Avenue. Signs will direct motorists when to merge. All lanes will reopen by 3 p.m.

For real-time traveler information anywhere in Minnesota, visit 511mn.org or dial 511.