Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 5 Bridge

St. Paul, near Fort Snelling

Orange barrels on a highway

Traffic impacts

All dates are dependent on the weather.


Winter 2015/2016

  • There will be no construction on the Hwy 5 bridge; the bridge will be open to two lanes of traffic in each direction
  • All lanes, ramps and bridges associated with the Hwy 5 bridge project will be open to traffic

Early April 2016 to November 2016

  • Both directions of Hwy 5 will be single lane with traffic traveling on the eastbound lanes or the Hwy 5 bridge
  • Westbound Shepard Rd/Mississippi Blvd will be closed at Hwy 5 for 60 day

    Detour: northbound Davern St., westbound Sheridan Ave. and southbound Prior Ave.

  • The ramp from Mississippi River Blvd/Shepard Rd to westbound Hwy 5 will be closed

    Detour: northbound Davern St.

  • The ramp from southbound Edgcumbe Rd to westbound Hwy 5 will be closed

    Detour: eastbound St. Paul Ave. and southbound Davern St.

  • The ramp from westbound Hwy 55 to eastbound Hwy 5 will be closed

    Detour: ramp to westbound Hwy 5, ramp to eastbound Hwy 55, ramp to eastbound Hwy 5

  • Ramps from westbound Hwy 5 to eastbound and westbound Hwy 55 will be closed

    Detour: westbound Hwy 5, southbound 34th Ave. and eastbound Hwy 5

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

    Detour for eastbound Hwy 5 traffic: eastbound Hwy 55, eastbound Hwy 110, and northbound I-35E.

    Detour for westbound Hwy 5 traffic: southbound I-35E, westbound Hwy 110, and westbound Hwy 55.