Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

MN-62: MN-55 to I-494

Corridor information

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Corridor background

The corridor runs 12 miles between I-494 and MN 55 south of Minneapolis. The corridor serves as an important East-West connection for the Metro area. A portion of the corridor has been reconfigured as part of the Crosstown project.

Current corridor characteristics


  • 2009 AADT: 29,500 – 93,000
  • 2009 HCADT: 880 – 3,250
  • Number of lanes: 4 - 6
  • Key highway connections: I-35W, I-494, MN-100, US-169

Public Transit

  • Blue Line (Hiawatha LRT)
  • One Park and Ride lot with a capacity of 400 parking spaces

Major Airports

  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport


  • SOO line to Paynesville