Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-494: I-94 to I-35W

Corridor information

Orange barrels on a highway

Corridor background

The corridor runs 20 miles between I-94 in Woodbury and I-35W south of Minneapolis. The corridor serves as the southern bypass for the metro area.

Current corridor characteristics

Highway

  • 2009 AADT: 61,000 – 165,000
  • 2009 HCADT: 5,200 – 9,200
  • Key Highway Connections: I-35W, MN-77, I-35E, US-52, US-61, I-94
  • Number of lanes: 6-8

Public Transit

  • Two Park and Ride lots with a capacity of 2,000 parking spaces

Rail

  • UP line (St James – St Paul)
  • UP line (Rosemount – St Paul)
  • UP line (St Croix – St Paul)
  • BNSF line (St Croix – St Paul)