Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 5 Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport

Minneapolis, St. Paul

Traffic impacts

Hwy 5 Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport project area location map

Hwy 5 MSP International Airport project location map.

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Motorists should plan ahead and allow plenty of additional time to reach their destination, especially those headed to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. This includes those using shuttles, rideshares, taxis. All businesses and residences will remain accessible throughout the project. All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.

Current

Road closures

Fri, Aug. 14 through early November
  • WB Hwy 5 is closed between Hwy 55/62 and I-494
    • Detour to airport: WB Hwy 62 to SB Hwy 77 to EB Hwy 5
    • Detour to WB Hwy 5/I-494: WB Hwy 62 to SB Hwy 77 to WB I-494

Lane closures

Mon, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • EB Hwy 5 is reduced to a single lane between Post Rd. and Sheppard Rd.

Ramp closures

Through early November
  • The following ramps are closed:
    • WB Hwy 5 to EB I-494
    • WB I-494 to 34th Ave.
    • WB Hwy 5 to 34th Ave.
    • WB Hwy 62/55 to WB Hwy 5
    • EB Hwy 62/55 to WB Hwy 5
    • WB Hwy 5 to EB I-494
    • WB Hwy 5 to WB I-494
    • WB I-494 to 34th Ave.
    • WB Hwy 5 to 34th Ave.
    • WB Hwy 5 to/from Post Rd.
    • WB Hwy 5 to/from Terminal 1
    • WB Hwy 5 to Bloomington Rd.

Upcoming

Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available.

About this project

Summary of work

  • Resurface Hwy 5
  • Repair ramps to and from Hwy 62, Bloomington Rd. and the Minneapolis  – St. Paul International Airport entrance
  • Repair ramps to I-494
  • Repair 12 bridges
  • Repair drainage