Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 13

Savage, Burnsville

Traffic impacts

Highway 13 between the Highway 13/Highway 101 interchange and Quentin Avenue in Savage project location map

Hwy 13 Savage to Burnsville project location map

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All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.


To avoid delays on Hwy 13, use the main detour route using Hwy 13 to I-35W to I-494 to Hwy 169. For South Frontage Rd. businesses, follow the detour using 126th to South Frontage Rd. to Quentin Ave. Motorists should anticipate periodic off-peak lane closures in the project area throughout construction.

Road closures

Permanently closed
  • Access to South Frontage Rd. from Yosemite Ave. is permanently closed


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

Access changes through fall 2023

  • Access to Ports of Savage is limited to the southbound Hwy 13 lane
  • Access to South Frontage Rd. is limited to the northbound Hwy 13 lane
  • Use U-Turns at Hwy 13/Quentin Ave. intersection and the Hwy 13/ Hwy 101 Bridge to get to either side

About this project

MnDOT is reconstructing the Hwy 13 and Dakota Ave. intersection in Savage. The Dakota Ave. interchange construction project area includes Hwy 13 between the Hwy 13/Hwy 101 interchange and Quentin Ave.

Summary of work

  • Construct new Hwy 13 bridge over Dakota Ave. to allow for safer and improved traffic flow
  • Build new access ramps to/from Hwy 13 and Dakota Ave. to improve turning movements and reduce traffic backups
  • Realign South Frontage Rd. for better access to/from Hwy 13
  • Add a new north side frontage road to connect Dakota Ave. and Yosemite Ave.

The following tentative traffic impacts are anticipated and subject to change:

Spring-fall 2022

  • 2 lanes open on Highway 13
  • Temporary pavement
  • Dakota Ave. bridge construction
  • Road work on Hwy 13

Fall 2022-spring 2023

  • 4 lanes open on Hwy 13
  • Winter suspension

Spring-summer 2023

  • 2 lanes open Hwy 13
  • Dakota Ave. ramp construction
  • Road work on Hwy 13

Summer-fall 2023

  • 4 lanes on Hwy 13
  • North and south frontage road construction