Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-94 Improvements

Rogers to St. Michael

Traffic Impacts

I-94 both directions

Location map - click for current traffic flowAll lanes of traffic on westbound side while eastbound is reconstructed through October 2015. Map

  • Narrow lanes, lane shifts with temp crossovers
  • Temp access ramps with sharp turns and narrow lanes
    • Hwy 241 to eastbound I-94 – loop ramp design
    • Eastbound I-94 to Hwy 101 – lane ramp design
  • Slow or stopped traffic during rush hours
  • Overnight lane closures, Mon-Sat, after 7-8 pm
  • Reduced speed limits
    • Slow down and pay attention to signs
    • Speeding fines $300

Other area projects

Schedule

Construct westbound Complete July 20
Construct eastbound July 24- Oct 2015

About this design-build 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