Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 5 Bridge

St. Paul, near Fort Snelling

Traffic impacts

Hwy 5 project map
Click map for larger PDF version.



Wed, Oct. 26
  • The Hwy 5 bridge sidewalk and trail will open
Sept. 19 through November; 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily
  • The Hwy 5 bridge is open to all lanes, weather permitting
    • Note: Closures for the right lanes on the Hwy 5 bridge will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, as needed

Lane Closures

Sept. 19 through November; 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. daily
  • The right lanes of the Hwy 5 bridge will be closed

Ramp Closures

April 10 through November
  • The ramp from Mississippi River Blvd/Shepard Rd to WB Hwy 5 will be closed

    NB Davern St.

  • The ramp from SB Edgcumbe Road to WB Hwy 5 is closed

    EB St. Paul Ave. and SB Davern St.

  • The ramp from WB Hwy 55 to EB Hwy 5 is closed

    ramp to WB Hwy 5, ramp to EB Hwy 55, ramp to EB Hwy 5. Detour map (PDF)

  • Ramps from WB Hwy 5 to EB and WB Hwy 55 is closed

    WB Hwy 5, SB Post Rd and EB Hwy 5

About this project

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct Hwy 5 bridge deck
  • Repair Mississippi River Blvd/Shepard Rd and Edgcumbe Rd bridge decks
  • Replace bridge joints and approach panels
  • Repair pavement on Hwy 5 between the Mississippi River and Munster Ave.
  • Replace guardrails and medians
  • Improve drainage