Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 51/Snelling Avenue

Falcon Heights, Roseville, St. Paul

Traffic impacts

Hwy 51/Snelling Ave improvement project location map
Hwy 51/Snelling Ave. between Como Ave. and Hwy 36 project location map
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Specific information about road, bridge and ramp closures will be posted as it becomes available.


Mon, April 3

  • Project work will begin - motorists will encounter a single lane of traffic in each direction of Hwy 51/Snelling Ave. between Como Ave. and Larpenteur Ave.


  • Lane closures during most of the project
  • Short-term ramp closure for EB Hwy 36 to SB Hwy 51
  • Short-term ramp closure for NB Hwy 51 to EB Hwy 36
  • Short-term ramp closure for Como Ave. to NB Hwy 51
  • Short-term ramp closure for SB Hwy 51 to Como Ave.

*NOTE: Long term lane closures will be completed prior to the start of the Minnesota State Fair. Also, no construction work will be occurring and ALL lanes will be open during the Minnesota State Fair between Mon, Aug. 21 and Mon, Sept. 5, 2017, as well as during the "Back to the 50's" from Thu, June 22 to Tue, June 26.

About this project

Summary of work

Work on Hwy 51/Snelling Ave. between Como Ave. in St. Paul and Hwy 36 in Roseville:

  • Repair concrete pavement
  • Permanently eliminate left turns across the median from Garden Ave. and Crawford Ave. to NB and SB Hwy 51/Snelling Ave.
  • Adding 2nd NB left turn lane at Co Rd B
  • Adding 2nd NB & SB left turn lane at Larpenteur Ave.
  • Adding EB right turn lane from Larpenteur Ave. to SB Snelling Ave.
  • Improving pedestrian safety by bringing sidewalks and ramps into compliance with ADA laws.
  • Adding sidewalk between Hoyt Ave. and Larpenteur Ave.