Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-94: I-35E to I-394

Corridor information

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Corridor background

The corridor runs 12 miles between Downtown Minneapolis and Downtown St Paul. The corridor serves as an important East-West connection for the Metro area. A portion of the corridor has been repaved, improvements made to drainage, bridges, and updated with Intelligent Transit System. Green Line LRT (Central Corridor) is expected to open service in 2014 north of the corridor.

Current corridor characteristics


  • 2009 AADT:141,000 – 197,000
  • 2009 HCADT:6,100 – 8,100
  • Number of lanes: 8
  • Key highway connections: I-35W, MN-280, I-35E

Public Transit

  • Blue Line (Hiawatha LRT)


  • SOO line (St. Paul-Merriam Park)