Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 149 High Bridge

St. Paul, West St. Paul, Mendota Heights


Hwy 149 project map
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Summary of work

Construction crews will resurface Smith Ave. and Dodd Rd. (Hwy 149) between West 7th St. in St. Paul and I-494 in Mendota Heights, and Annapolis St. (Hwy 13) between Smith Ave. and Cherokee Heights Blvd in St. Paul , West St. Paul, and Mendota Heights. Crews also will reconstruct the driving surface (bridge deck) of the Smith Ave. High Bridge over the Mississippi River. Additional proposed work includes:

  • Improving drainage, sidewalks and pedestrian accessibility
  • Replacing signals at five intersections:
    • Smith Ave. and West 7th St.
    • Smith Ave. and George St.
    • Smith Ave. and Annapolis St.
    • Smith Ave. and Dodd Rd.
    • Dodd Ave. and the I-494 north ramp terminal
  • Constructing an additional left turn lane from westbound I-494 to southbound Dodd Rd. (Hwy 149)
  • Removing ash trees within the project limits

Traffic impacts

More details will be provided as we draw closer to construction.


  • Complete closure of Smith Ave. High Bridge
  • Lane and sidewalk closures on Smith Ave./Hwy 149