Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

April 14, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Lexington Avenue Bridge in St. Paul closing April 18

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists traveling on the Lexington Avenue Bridge spanning Interstate 94 in St. Paul will encounter a detour as the bridge closes beginning at 6 a.m. Monday, April 18 through Sunday, May 8. 

During the closure, traffic will follow a signed detour:

  • Southbound Lexington Avenue: Detoured to westbound St. Anthony Avenue to southbound Hamline Avenue to eastbound Concordia Avenue and back to southbound Lexington Avenue.
  • Northbound Lexington Avenue: Detoured to eastbound Concordia Avenue to northbound Victoria Street to westbound St. Anthony Avenue and back to southbound Lexington Avenue.

The closure is necessary so crews can repair the bridge deck, reconstruct medians and replace the sidewalks. 

For a full schedule of the Interstate 94 nine bridge repair projects in St. Paul, visit mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94bridges/.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

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