Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 36 / Hilton Trail

Pine springs, Lake Elmo, Grant

About this project- Project complete

Traffic impacts

The majority of work that will impact construction is complete and the road is open to traffic. You may continue to see lane closures into fall 2014 as crews finish minor work.

Oct. 22 through Oct. 24

The Hilton Trail to westbound Hwy 36 ramp in Pine Springs will be closed. The ramp will reopen each day from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. to accomodate morning rush-hour traffic.

Oct. 24, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Left lane of westbound Hwy 36 will be closed.

Summary of work

This project will improve safety and traffic flow on Hwy 36, Hilton Trail, Highlands Trail and Demontreville Trail while reducing the amount of through traffic cutting through residential areas. It is the result of a corridor study that established a long-term plan for traffic improvements on Hwy 36 east of I-694.

  • Reconstructed the existing at-grade signalized intersection to be a grade-separated diamond interchange
  • Connected the frontage road on the north side of Hwy 36 over the Gateway Trail


  • $13.8 million Connect with us through Twitter Connect with us through YouTube Connect with us through Facebook


Denise Workcuff
Metro Public Affairs