Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35E Corridor Projects

Downtown St. Paul (I-94) to Little Canada (I-694)

Traffic impacts

Map of I-35E project map
Map of I-35E Corridor Project Area
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Current

Dates are dependent on weather and project readiness.

  • The ramp from SB I-35E to University Ave. is now open

Road closures

Mid-May through late-summer
  • L’Orient St. closed between Genessee St. and Acker St. for several months, to allow space for crews to install a new noise wall next to the road. Resident driveway access will be maintained by using the alley from Buffalo St.

Ongoing

Intermittent lane closures

  • Intermittent overnight lane closures will occur as needed on WB I-94, I-35E and Hwy 36 for miscellaneous project activities.
  • Lane closures on WB I-94 at I-35E and on I-35E between I-94 and Maryland Ave. will occur between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. (if two lanes need to be closed, those restrictions will begin after 10 p.m.).

Closed permanently

  • All I-35E ramps at Phalen Blvd/Pennsylvania Ave. are permanently closed. A new, full interchange at Cayuga St. will be open by summer 2016.

Lane closures

  • Both directions of Phalen Blvd/Pennsylvania Ave. are reduced to a single lane at I-35E until summer 2016 for bridge and street reconstruction.