Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

MN-5: St Paul to I-494

Corridor information

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Corridor background

The corridor runs 10 miles between I-494 and downtown St. Paul and is an important transit corridor for St. Paul. The corridor serves as the primary connection to Minneapolis-St.Paul Airport.

Current corridor characteristics


  • 2009 AADT: 10,600 - 73,000
  • 2009 HCADT: 275 - 1,950
  • Key Highway Connections: MN-55, MN-51, I-35E, I-494
  • Number of lanes: 4

Public Transit

  • Blue Line (Hiawatha LRT)
  • Two Park and Ride lots with a capacity of 2,100 parking spaces