Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 5 Bridge

St. Paul, near Fort Snelling

Traffic impacts

Hwy 5 project map
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Specific closure dates will be posted when they are finalized.


Oct. 2, 3

The ramp from westbound Hwy 55 to eastbound Hwy 5 will be closed Saturday from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sunday from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. Eastbound Hwy 5 between Hwy 55 and Davern Street will be reduced to a single lane at these times as well.

  • Detour: Motorists should head westbound on Hwy 5, eastbound on Hwy 55 then eastbound on Hwy 5.

Mid-fall/Winter 2015-16

All lanes, ramps and bridges associated with the Hwy 5 bridge project will be open to traffic. List of spring 2016 closures and traffic impacts.


About this project

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct Hwy 5 bridge deck
  • Repair Mississippi River Boulevard/Shepard Road and Edgcumbe Road bridge decks
  • Replace bridge joints and approach panels
  • Resurface Hwy 5 between the Mississippi River and Munster Avenue
  • Replace guardrails and medians
  • Improve drainage


  • $13.8 million