Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 36 at Lexington Avenue


Traffic impacts

Hwy 36 Lexington Ave Bridge Replacement
Hwy 36 Lexington Ave Bridge Replacement.



9 p.m. Fri, Nov. 18
  • The ramps from EB Hwy 36 to Lexington Ave. and from Lexington Ave. to EB Hwy 36 will open
Now open:
  • Lexington Ave. beneath Hwy 36
  • Eastbound and westbound Hwy 36 traffic are shifted back from bypass lanes to the new lanes of Hwy 36 and bridges over Lexington Avenue.
  • The following ramps: from WB Hwy 36 to Lexington Ave, from Lexington Ave. to WB Hwy 36 and from Dale St. to WB Hwy 36

Note: Motorists should watch for some final electrical work and cleanup in the vicinity of the new Hwy 36 Lexington Ave. bridges through the end of the year.


Demolition of Hwy 36 Bridge at Lexington Ave.

Demolition of Highway 36 Bridge at Lexington Avenue

Motorists on bypass as the demolition of the Hwy 36 bridge is underway

About this project

Summary of work

  • Replace the current structurally deficient Hwy 36 bridge with two new bridges to carry eastbound and westbound Hwy 36 traffic
  • Reconstruct and resurface the ramps at Lexington Ave. and the westbound ramps at Hamline Ave.
  • Reconstruct and resurface Hwy 36 between Hamline Ave. and Victoria St.
  • Replace the two signal systems at the Lexington Ave. ramps