Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-94 Gap—Albertville to Monticello

Wright County

Periodic lane closures

Begins July 22

Improve and expand I-94 to six lanes, three in each direction, to close the gap between Albertville and Monticello. All six lanes to open late fall 2026.

Project location map on I-94 Albertville to Monticello
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Crews will prepare the work zone which includes temporary lane widening and median crossovers. Major construction to take place spring 2025–fall 2026.

Upcoming impacts

July 22 to late Fall 2024

  • Periodic lane closures on both directions of I-94 between Hwy 25 in Monticello and Wright Co. Rd. 37 in Albertville, near St. Michael, at off-peak hours; mainly overnights

About this project

Improve and expand I-94 to six lanes, three in each direction, to close the gap between Albertville and Monticello, Wright County. All six lanes to open late fall 2026.

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct the road surface
  • Add a third westbound lane from Co. Rd. 37 in Albertville to west of Hwy 25 in Monticello
  • Add a third eastbound lane from west of Hwy 25 in Monticello to Co. Rd. 19 in Albertville
  • Replace the westbound bridge over Wright Co. Rd. 19 in Albertville
  • Widen the westbound bridge over Co. Rd. 75 in Monticello
  • Replace or repair underground pipes
  • Install two noise walls along I-94 in the Monticello area
    • South side of EB I-94 east of Wright Co. Rd. 18/Fenning Ave.
    • North side of WB I-94, east of Broadway St.

Project minute

Watch a quick clip to learn about this future I-94 project between Albertville and Monticello.


Source: MnDOT Vimeo Channel

Overall work, impacts

Periodic lane closures and off-road work to occur at anytime on this project.

Dates Work Impacts
July 22 - Fall 2024

Prepare work areas

Periodic lane closures on both directions: off-peak hours, mainly overnights
Spring - Fall 2025 Construct westbound Open to two lanes, both directions: traffic on eastbound side; expect changes to access
Spring - Fall 2026 Construct eastbound

Open to two lanes, both directions: traffic on westbound side of interstate; expect changes to access

Spring - summer 2027 Wrap up any work Periodic lane closures

Schedule is subject to change.