The upcoming Independence Day holiday usually represents the mid-mark for the summer season; many road construction projects take a day or two pause during that holiday to both allow work crews a (much needed) day or so off, and to allow easier travel through some of those work zones for the additional traffic.  This particular summer will also mark the half-way point to the completion date for the Twin Ports Interchange Project along I-35 in Duluth.

Just ahead of that Independence Day pause, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is getting ready to provide some updates on the progress being made with the massive Twin Ports Interchange Project.

MNDOT has scheduled a virtual meeting to happen on Monday, June 27 at 12:15 PM.  During the session, officials with the state agency will be on hand to provide updates, answer questions, and collect comments from the general public.  The meeting will be an excellent opportunity for Northlanders to get the latest on the multi-year project straight from the source.

Other than the already re-routed north and south lanes of I-35, no major traffic changes are anticipated for I-35 and the Twin Ports Interchange this summer.  MNDOT crews have been making good progress on the site and you can get a good sense of that when you pass through on the highway.

To attend the meeting, click here to get the link from the Minnesota Department of Transportation's website.  Those without internet access can also dial in via the phone at 855-282-6330 and entering access code 2489 511 9545.  MNDOT also plans to upload a video of the meeting session on their website after it's over.

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