1. Interstate 35W: Lane closures are planned this weekend as part of the I-35 Crosstown reconstruction and other work along the interstate corridor. The left lane of I-35W north from 66th Street to the Crosstown Highway will be closed from 7 a.m. to about 2 p.m. Saturday. The left lane of I-35W south from 66th Street to Lyndale Avenue will be closed from 11 tonight until about 4 a.m. Saturday. The left lane of I-35W north and south from 66th Street to Lyndale Avenue will be closed from 8 o'clock tonight until about 4 a.m. Saturday. 2. I-35W in Lexington: The left lane of I-35W north from Lexington Avenue in Lexington to the north merger with Interstate 35E will be closed from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday. 3. Hwy. 149: The north and south lanes from the south junction with Hwy. 55 to Hwy. 3 will be closed until Wednesday. 4. Crosstown update: The demolition of the 46th Street bridge in south Minneapolis has been postponed until spring 2008. However, the 46th Street entrance ramp to I-35W south is closed for the next few weeks. The 46th Street exit ramp from I-35W north and the entrance ramp to I-35W north will close around Friday, Dec. 7. The 46th Street exit ramp from I-35W south is scheduled to close around Friday, Dec. 14. The 46th Street freeway ramps will be closed for two to three years. The Diamond Lake Road bridge entrance ramp that provides similar access to I-35W south reopens today. The Diamond Lake Road bridge is still closed and scheduled to re-open Friday, Dec. 7. 5. Hwy. 77: Due to bridge maintenance, the left lane of Hwy. 77 at I-35E will be closed from 9 a.m. today until about 3 p.m. Saturday. The right lane of Hwy. 77 at E. 66th Street also will be closed from 9 a.m. today until about 3 p.m. Saturday. 6. I-35E: The right shoulder of I-35E northbound at the south merger with I-35W will be closed from 9 a.m. today until about 3 p.m. Saturday.

AIMEE BLANCHETTE

Note: Work schedules can change because of weather or other factors. The latest information on metrowide road closures can be found at www.511mn.org.