Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 55

Inver Grove Heights, Eagan, Mendota, Mendota Heights and Minneapolis

Traffic impacts

Highway 55 between Bloomington Road in Minneapolis and Hwy 52 in Inver Grove Heights project location map

Hwy 55 project location map.

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All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.

Current

Road closures

6 a.m. Mon, May 16 through Mon, May 23
  • EB Hwy 55 is closed between Argenta Trail and Hwy 52 in Inver Grove Heights
Wed, May 4 through mid-June
  • WB Hwy 55 is closed between Hwy 5 and Hwy 13
Fri, April 29 through late May
  • Hwy 55 is closed in both directions between Mendota Heights Rd. and Argenta Trail
    • Crossing movements are maintained at the following intersections:
      • South junction of Hwy 149/Dodd Rd./Holiday Ln.
      • Lone Oak Rd., north junction of Hwy 149/Dodd Rd.
      • Blue Gentian Rd./Lexington Ave.
      • Mendota Heights Rd.
      • South leg of Hwy 13/Hwy 55
Late May through mid-August
  • Hwy 55 is closed in both directions between Blue Gentian Rd./Lexington Ave. and Mendota Heights Rd.

Trail closures

Tue, May 10 through mid-June
  • Trail on east side of bridge adjacent to the westbound lanes is closed

Upcoming

Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available. Motorists can expect full and directional closures with detours.

About this project

The goal of this project is to improve the ride (smoothness), restore the pavement and redeck or repair bridges in the project area.

Summary of work

  • Redeck the Hwy 55 bridges over I-494 and I 35E
  • Update pavement on Hwy 55 between Bloomington Rd. in Minneapolis and Hwy 52 in Inver Grove Heights
  • Repair pavement on Hwy 55 over the Minnesota River on the Mendota Bridge
  • Add trail between Mendota Heights Rd. and Blue Gentian Rd.