I-35W traffic advisory near Children’s Minneapolis

Attention families and visitors: We want you to be aware of a significant road construction project that affects our Minneapolis hospital and The Mother Baby Center location.

I-35W will be closed between Hwy 62 in Richfield and I-694 in Arden Hills beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, July 27. The highway will reopen by 5 a.m. on Monday, July 30. The detour route is Hwy 62, Hwy 100, I-694, I-35E and I-94 east.  I-35W southbound will be open from I-694 to Hwy 280 and Hwy 36.

Another weekend closure of I-35W between Hwy 62 and I-694 is also tentatively scheduled for Friday, Aug. 3 beginning at 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience. Please remember to plan ahead, allow for extra travel time, and consider alternative routes and ways to get around. For more information, please see updates from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit or

Alissa Gunderson