Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 11, 2017

I-94 east closure at Portland Tunnel postponed

ROSEVILLE, Minn. –  A stretch of Interstate 94 east in Minneapolis scheduled be closed late tonight at the Portland Avenue Tunnel has been postponed.

I-94 east will now be closed at the Portland Avenue Tunnel at 11 p.m. Tuesday, July 18 and is scheduled to reopen at 5 a.m. Wednesday, July 19. The work is weather permitting.

Motorists will be detoured to I-35W south to 46th Street to I-35W north to I-94 east.

The ramp from I-394 east to I-94 east will also be closed.

The work is part of the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s I-94 Minneapolis to Brooklyn Center project that started in March.

For more information and detour maps, visit the project website: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94brooklyncntr

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