Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 280

St Paul, Lauderdale and Roseville

Traffic impacts

Hwy 280 project map
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6 a.m. May 2 through mid-June

  • The interchange of Hwy 280 and I-35W will close


      • Local traffic will follow a signed detour on I-35W, Industrial Blvd and Broadway St.
      • I-35W and I-94 traffic will detour on Hwy 51/Snelling Ave.

May 2 through mid-June

  • The ramps between Hwy 280 and I-35W will be closed and detoured. This will require closing Hwy 280 north of Broadway St. Hwy 280 will be detoured.
  • Hwy 280 will remain open to a single lane of traffic in each direction south of Broadway St.


  • The ramp from NB Hwy 280 to NB I-35W will be open during Rondo Days in St. Paul on July 16th.
  • Ramps at Como Ave. and Larpenteur Ave. will close and be detoured during nearby work on Hwy 280.

More detailed schedule of project staging

About this project

Summary of work

  • Repair and resurface northbound and southbound Hwy 280 and shoulders between Como Ave. and I-35W
  • Rebuild the ramps between Hwy 280 and I-35W and adds zipper merge signs for the ramp from northbound Hwy 280 to I-35W
  • Rebuild approach roadway to the Hwy 280 bridge over Como Ave.
  • Construct concrete median barrier
  • Install new guardrail north of Larpenteur Ave.
  • Improve storm sewer system and ponds along Hwy 280


  • Approximately $3.3 million (estimated)
Do the zipper merge.