Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 77 / 12th Avenue bridges at I-494

Bloomington, Richfield

Traffic impacts

Map of Hwy 77 bridges over I-494 project area
Click map for larger PDF version.

Specific dates for the following closures will be posted when they are finalized. Dates are dependent on weather and project readiness.

Lane/ramp closures

Spring 2015

The 12th Avenue bridge will be closed for 18 days.

Detour: 77th Street, Portland Avenue and American Boulevard. View map (PDF, 103 KB, 1 page)

Road closures

Possible overnight closures on I-494 near 12th Avenue.

About this project

There will be overnight work and noise associated with the project.

Summary of work

  • Remove and replace the northbound Hwy 77/Cedar Avenue bridge deck over I-494
  • Reconstruct bridge approach panels on northbound Hwy 77 bridge
  • Repair both southbound Hwy 77 bridges over I-494
  • Resurface the 12th Avenue bridge deck over I-494 (work will begin in spring 2015)


  • $2.3 million