Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

MN-55: Hastings to I-94

Corridor information

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Corridor background

The corridor runs 28 miles between downtown Minneapolis and Hastings. In Minneapolis, the Blue line LRT runs parallel to the highway. The corridor serves the cities of Minneapolis, Mendota Heights, Eagan, Rosemount, and Hastings.

Current corridor characteristics

Highway

  • 2009 AADT: 5,600 - 68,000
  • 2009 HCADT: 860 - 2,300
  • Key Highway Connections: US-61, US-52, I-494, I-35E
  • Number of lanes: 2 - 6

Public Transit

  • Blue Line (Hiawatha LRT)
  • Three Park and Ride lots with a capacity of 1,230 parking spaces

Rail

  • UP line (Rosemount – State Line)
  • UP line (St. James – St. Paul)
  • SOO line (St. Croix – St. Paul)