Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-94 Improvements

Rogers to St. Michael

Operations resume March 9

Location map - click for current traffic flow

Both directions I-94

Expect periodic lane or shoulder closures when work resumes along I-94 on Monday, March 9, 2015.

Full construction to ramp up in late March or early April. Motorists can expect:

  • Four lanes of traffic switched to one side of road while the other is constructed
    • Expect slow or stopped traffic during rush hours
    • Temporary narrow lanes and crossovers
    • Temporary redesigned ramps with sharper turns and narrow lanes at Hwy 241 and Hwy 101
    • Periodic lane closures at non-rush hours
    • Reduced speed limits
      • Slow down - pay attention to signing
      • Speeding fines $300

Work in progress

  • Prepare work site for construction
  • Relocate utilities

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About this project

The Minnesota’s Corridors of Commerce program kicked into high gear June 30 with the groundbreaking of the first project, a $28.3 million expansion of Interstate 94 that will reduce congestion over the Crow River between Rogers and St. Michael.  Newsline (July 9, 2014)

I-94 Improvements Rogers to St. Michael

Summary of work

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

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

*Schedules are tentative and subject to change by contractors

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


  • 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 


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