Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35E between Hwy 36 and County Road J, Hwy 96 & Goose Lake Road

Little Canada, Vadnais Heights, White Bear Lake, White Bear Township, Lino Lakes

Project largely complete

I-35E MnPASS extension study area map
Click map for larger PDF version.

Traffic Impacts

Although most project work is now completed on I-35E and Co Rd 96, including the opening of the MnPASS Lanes and Co Rd 96 bridge, some work remains.

Rescheduled

  • The Hwy 96 bridge spanning I-35E closure has been rescheduled from Fri, June 23. New date TBD.

May 16 through late-August

  • WB Hwy 96 between Centerville Rd and White Bear Pkwy will be reduced to a single lane

Spring 2017

Crews will continue to work, away from traffic, on the noise walls and on the overhead MnPASS signs and toll readers.

Intermittent lane closures may be required on I-35E between Hwy 96 and Co Rd J through mid-December and again in Spring 2017.

About this project

Summary of work

  • Resurfaced existing pavement and ramps
  • Replaced I-35E bridges over Goose Lake Rd
  • Redecked Hwy 96 bridge over I-35E
  • Widened bridges for MnPASS bridges and roads
  • Updated drainage and other infrastructure
  • Repaired and replaced existing guardrail
  • Constructed a pedestrian trail on Hwy 96 from Centerville Rd to White Bear Lake Pkwy
  • Added MnPASS lane on southbound I-35E between Hwy 96 and Co Rd E
  • Added MnPASS lane on northbound I-35E south of Co Rd E and north of Co Rd J

 

MnPASS lanes

The new MnPASS lanes on southbound I-35E between Hwy 96 and Co Rd E and northbound I-35E south of Co Rd E and north of Co Rd J are open!

Learn more about how they work by watching this video:

MnPASS Lanes on I-35E and I-694