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.

Specific closure dates will be posted when they are finalized.

Current

April 10 - Nov. 2016

Lane closures
  • Both directions of Hwy 5 will be single lane with traffic traveling on the EB lanes of the Hwy 5 bridge
Ramp closures
  • The ramp from Mississippi River Blvd/Shepard Rd to WB Hwy 5 will be closed


    Detour:
    NB Davern St.

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


    Detour:
    EB St. Paul Ave. and SB Davern St.

  • The ramp from WB Hwy 55 to EB Hwy 5 will be closed


    Detour:
    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 will be closed


    Detour:
    WB Hwy 5, SB Post Rd and EB Hwy 5

April 4 - early May

  • WB Shepard Rd/Mississippi Blvd will be closed at Hwy 5 for 30 days


    Detour:
    NB Gannon St., NB Edgcumbe Ave., WB Norfolk Ave. and SB Prior Ave.

Upcoming

April - Nov. 2016

Road closures
  • Two weekend closures of Hwy 5 between Hwy 55 and Davern St.


    Detour
    for EB Hwy 5 traffic: EB Hwy 55, EB Hwy 110, and NB I-35E.

    Detour for WB Hwy 5 traffic: SB I-35E, WB Hwy 110, and WB Hwy 55. Detour map (PDF)

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