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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Current

Now open

  • SB Hwy 51/Snelling Ave. ramp to Como Ave.
  • EB Hwy 36 ramp to SB Hwy 51/Snelling Ave.
  • NB Hwy 51/Snelling Ave. ramp to EB Hwy 36

April 10

  • Work will begin on adding a 2nd NB left turn lane at Co Rd B and adding a SB right turn lane from EB Larpenteur Ave.

April 3

  • Hwy 51/Snelling Ave. will be one lane in each direction between Como Ave. and Hwy 36

Future

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

*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:

  • Repairing concrete pavement
  • Adding a 2nd NB left turn lane at Co Rd B
  • Improving pedestrian safety by bringing sidewalks and ramps into compliance with ADA laws
  • Adding a sidewalk between Hoyt Ave. and Larpenteur Ave.
  • Removing the median crossover at Crawford Ave. and Snelling Ave. (the median crossover at Garden Ave. will remain)
  • Adding a SB right turn lane from EB Larpenteur Ave.
  • Adding a 2nd WB left turn lane from NB Snelling Ave.
  • Adding a 2nd EB left turn lane from SB Snelling Ave.