Road Information

Interstate 35 in Minnesota Total Mileage in State: 220 miles
Northern End: At MN 61, in Duluth
Southern End: At Iowa state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 86 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Dakota, Scott, Rice, Steele, Freeborn
Major Junctions in Photos: I-90, near Albert Lea
Control Cities in Photos: Lakeville, Faribault, Owatonna, Albert Lea

Southbound

   

Interstate 35 South at Exit 86: CR 46  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 85: CR 50 / CR 5  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Use Exit 84 to get to Prior Lake.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 84: CR 60 - 185th St W  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 83. It's 1 1/2 miles to the CR 70 interchange, 24 miles to Faribault, and 70 miles to Albert Lea.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South approaching Exit 81 - 1 1/4 miles.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 83.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 81: CR 70 - Lakeville / Farmington. Sorry for the way this picture turned out.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 80.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Use Exit 76 for Elko Speedway.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 76: CR 2 - Elko / New Market  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South shield sign located near mile marker 76.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at the Rest Area located near mile marker 75.5.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 74.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Use Exit 69 for Carleton College and St Olaf College.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Also use Exit 69 to get to Lonsdale.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 69: MN 19 - Northfield / New Prague  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 66: CR 1 - Dundas / Montgomery  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 66.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 65. It's 7 miles to Faribault, 23 miles to Owatonna, and 53 miles to Albert Lea.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 62.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Sign listing the distances to the two upcoming Faribault exits.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South approaching Exit 59 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Use Exit 59 for Sakatah State Trail.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 59: MN 21 / I-35 Business Loop - Faribault / LeCenter  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Use Exit 56 for Morristown.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Also use Exit 56 for Sakatah Lake State Park.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 56: MN 60 - Faribault / Waterville  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 54.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 51.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 48: CR 12 / CR 23 - Medford  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Speed limit signs located near mile marker 46. The speed limit on most rural Minnesota freeways is 70 mph, with a minimum speed limit of 40 mph.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 45: CR 9 - Clinton Falls  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Sign listing the distances to the upcoming Owatonna exits.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Use Exit 42A for Rice Lake State Park.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 43: CR 34 - 26th St  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 42B: US 14 West - Waseca  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 42A: CR 45 - Owatonna  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 41: Bridge St  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South approaching Exit 40 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 40: US 218 / US 14 East - Rochester / Austin  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 37.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at the Rest Area located at mile marker 35.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 42: CR 4 - Hope  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 30.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 29.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Use Exit 26 to get to Ellendale.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 26: MN 30 - Blooming Prairie / New Richland  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 24.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 22: CR 35 - Geneva / Hartland  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 21.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 18: MN 251 - Hollandale / Clarks Grove  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at the Weigh Station located at mile marker 17.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 15. It's 2 miles to the junction of Interstate 90, 3 miles to Albert Lea, and 155 miles to Des Moines.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Use Exit 13B (Interstate 90 West) to get to Blue Earth, and use Exit 13A (Interstate 90 East) to get to Austin.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South approaching Exits 13B-A - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Sign listing the distances to the upcoming Albert Lea exits.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 13B: Interstate 90 West - Sioux Falls  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 13A: Interstate 90 East - La Crosse  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 12: US 65 / I-35 Business Loop - Albert Lea  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Use Exit 11 for Myre-Big Island State Park.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 11: CR 46  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 8: US 65 - Glenville  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 6.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 5: CR 13 - Twin Lakes  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 3.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South at Exit 2: CR 5  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

Interstate 35 South: Road view from mile marker 1.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).

"Thank you for visiting Minnesota" sign near mile marker 0, as Interstate 35 prepares to enter Iowa.  (Photo taken 11/2/11).