Crosstown closures planned this weekend

Heading south for your Valentine’s Day date? Keep a lookout for road closures.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation says it will be closing all lanes of Interstate 35W this weekend between Highway 62 and I-494, from 10 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday. Crews are expected to put up steel beams for a new eastbound Highway 62 bridge over I-35W.

All lanes of Highway 62 will stay open.

Southbound drivers are recommended to take Highway 62 west to Highway 100 and heading south to I-494 east. Northbound travelers should take I-494 west to Highway 100 and head north to Highway 62 east.