Minnesota Department of Transportation

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I-94 Improvements

Rogers to St. Michael

Traffic impacts

Location map - click for current traffic flowI-94 both directions - Four lanes of traffic on eastbound side while westbound is constructed

  • Narrow lanes, lane shifts with temp crossovers
  • Temp access ramps with sharp turns and narrow lanes
    • Hwy 101 to westbound I-94 – lane ramp design
    • Westbound I-94 to Hwy 241 – loop ramp design
  • Slow or stopped traffic during rush hours
  • Reduced speed limits
    • Slow down and pay attention to signs
    • Speeding fines $300
  • Traffic info 511mn.org

Other area projects

Schedule

Prepare work site March
Construct westbound April - June 2015
Construct eastbound July - Sept 2015


About this project

I-94 Improvements Rogers to St. Michael

Summary of work

Install capacity improvements between Hwy 101 in Rogers and Hwy 241 in St. Michael. Newsline article

Eastbound I-94

  • Build an auxiliary lane from Hwy 241 to Hwy 101

Westbound I-94

  • Extend the Hwy 101 exit ramp at Rogers
  • Install a third lane from Rogers to St. Michael
  • Construct a noise barrier on the north side of the interstate in Rogers

Crow River bridges

  • Widen bridges, includes new support girders and deck surfaces

Photo of workzone - Sept. 2014
Looking southeast at I-94 towards Rogers. By JP Gillach

Benefits

  • Add capacity and improve traffic flow
  • Alleviate congestion and rush hour backups on a heavily used freight and commuter route
  • Reduce congestion on secondary routes 

Cost

Schedules are tentative and subject to change by contractors