Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

MN-51(Snelling Ave): Montreal Ave to MN-36

Corridor information

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Corridor background

MN-51 (Snelling Ave) runs from MN-5 to MN-36 in Roseville. MN-51 is an urban corridor that serves the cities of Saint Paul and Roseville. The Green Line LRT will have a stop at the corner of University Ave and MN-51 when service begins in 2014.

Current corridor characteristics


  • 2009 AADT: 9,600 – 46,000
  • 2009 HCADT: 345 – 1,650
  • Number of lanes: 4
  • Key highway connections: I-94, MN-36, MN-5

Public Transit

  • Green Line (Central Corridor LRT) to open 2014
  • One park-and-ride lot with a capacity of 38 parking spaces


  • Amtrak line to Chicago
  • SOO line (St. Paul-Merriam Park)