Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-94 Maple Grove to Clearwater

Maple Grove, Dayton, St. Michael, Albertville, Monticello, Hasty, Clearwater

Traffic impacts

I-94 Maple Grove to Clearwater project location map
I-94 Maple Grove to Clearwater project location map.
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Current

All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent. Motorists are advised to follow posted speed limits; fines are up to $300 in work zones.

Road closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
Through Sun, Nov. 1
  • The four-way intersection at Territorial Rd. and Fletcher Ln. is reduced to a three-way intersection with a temporary signal. Access to NB Fletcher Ln. from the intersection is closed.

Lane closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
Through Sun, Nov. 1
  • The HOV lane (left lane) on the loop ramp from Weaver Lake Rd. to EB I-94 is closed
    • Note: Only westbound traffic on Weaver Lake Rd. has access to the loop ramp. All other traffic must use the EB I-94 entrance ramp on the south side of Weaver Lake Rd.
St. Michael to Albertville
Through November
  • Wright Co. Rd. 19 is intermittently reduced to a single lane in both directions at the I-94 bridge
    • Note: Wright County is working on Co. Rd. 19 east of the Albertville Outlet Mall. For more information, visit the Wright County project website.
Through November; 8 p.m. to 10 a.m. nightly
  • WB I-94 is intermittently reduced to a single lane between Hwy 25 and Hwy 24
Through November
  • I-94 is intermittently reduced to a single lane in both directions at night between Hwy 241 and west of Wright Co. Rd. 19
Monticello to Clearwater
Through November
  • I-94 is reduced to a single lane in both directions between Hwy 25 and Hwy 24
    • Monday through Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 a.m. nightly
    • Sunday from 8 p.m. to 10 a.m. nightly

Ramp closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
1 a.m. Thu, Oct. 15 through 10 p.m. Fri, Oct. 30
  • The ramp from NB Hwy 101 to EB I-94 is closed
    • Detour: NB Hwy 101 to Co. Rd. 144/141st Ave. to SB Hwy 101
St. Michael to Monticello
Through Sun, Nov. 1
  • The ramp from EB I-94 to Wright Co. Rd. 37 is closed
    • Follow the signed detour and exit at Wright Co. Rd. 19

Rest area closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
June 1 through Sun, Nov. 1
  • The Elm Creek Rest Area in Maple Grove is closed.

Lane alterations

Maple Grove to Rogers
Through late October
  • Both northbound and southbound lanes on Co. Rd. 101 are shifted to the east
    • Note: One lane in each direction is available at all times. Plan for narrowed lanes through the area
Through Sun, Nov. 1
  • EB I-94 lanes are separated between Hwy 101 and the I-94/494/694 interchange. Three lanes are available at all times. Motorists will need to decide which lane to take before Hwy 101.
    • Note: The left two lanes are through lanes with no on/off access to local roads until the I-94/494/694 interchange. The right lane provides local access to exits at Hwy 610, at Maple Grove Pkwy., and Weaver Lake Rd.
    • Watch a dashcam video to see how to drive through this area
St. Michael to Albertville
Through Sun, Nov. 1
  • EB I-94 lanes are shifted to the existing WB I-94 lanes between Co. Rd. 19 and the Crow River
Through Sun, Nov. 1
  • WB I-94 lanes are shifted to the local access road between exit 202 and Co. Rd. 19
    • Two lanes are available at all times
Through Sun, Nov. 1
  • WB I-94 lanes are shifted to the widened outside lanes between Hwy 241 and exit 202. Two lanes are available at all times.

Upcoming

Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be provided as details become available.

About this project

I-94 between Maple Grove and Clearwater is undergoing three years of improvements and upgrades along a 39-mile stretch of road. We are adding travel lanes, rebuilding bridges, constructing access lanes, improving drainage, adding an interchange, and resurfacing deteriorating pavement. When complete, motorists will experience improved safety, a smoother road surface, better commercial access for freight and business, and less vehicle congestion.

Summary of work

Reconstruct roads

  • 9 miles between Maple Grove and Rogers (2020-2021)
  • 6 miles between St. Michael and Albertville (2019-2021)
  • 15 miles between Monticello and Clearwater (2019-2021)

Add lanes

  • Add a lane on I-94 in both directions between Hwy 610 in Maple Grove and Hwy 101 in Rogers (total of four each way)
  • Add a lane on WB I-94 between Hwy 241 in St. Michael and Wright Co. Rd. 37 in Albertville and add a lane on EB I-94 between Hwy 241 in St. Michael and Wright Co. Rd. 19 in Albertville (total of three each way)
  • Add a lane on I-94 in both directions between Hwy 25 in Monticello and Hwy 24 in Clearwater (total of three each way)

Build interchanges and construct bridges

  • Build a diverging diamond interchange, trails and sidewalks southeast of Brockton Ln. in Dayton
  • Replace Hwy 241 bridge over I-94 in St. Michael and improve access
    • Construct roundabout at Hwy 241 and O’Day Ave. in St. Michael
  • Replace I-94 bridges over Co. Rd. 19 in Albertville and improve access

Add freight improvements

  • Add 10 parking spaces in Elm Creek Rest Area
  • Install digital signage system with real-time availability of Elm Creek Rest Area spaces
  • Improve the parking lot and sidewalks at the Enfield Rest Area
  • Improve and increase lanes for smoother merging and exiting

Additional local improvements