All I-35 lanes and ramps now open in Duluth

Residents have burdened a two-year, $66 million construction operation that added frequent traffic headaches. But Friday, the Interstate 35 Mega Project construction ended, opening all lanes of traffic in Duluth.
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Residents have burdened a two-year, $66 million construction operation that added frequent traffic headaches. But Friday, the Interstate 35 Mega Project construction ended, opening all lanes of traffic in Duluth.

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