Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35W

Roseville, Blaine

About this Project

Map of I-94 project area in St. Paul
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Summary of work

Road construction will begin in spring 2019. A detailed construction schedule will be available late 2018.

Noise walls

Construction of the noise walls will align with road construction. If there is a noise wall planned for an area where crews are currently working on the road, then the noise wall will be built at the same time

Note: Two other road construction projects on I-35W must be completed before this project can begin in 2019:

  • Resurface I-35W (summer 2018): Crews will resurface approximately 4.5 miles of I-35W between 4th St. SE in Minneapolis and Co Rd C in Roseville beginning July 2018. The work will be completed in October 2018.
  • Road shoulder preparation (fall 2018): Repairing road shoulders and constructing crossovers on I-35W north of Co Rd C
  • Construct MnPASS Express Lanes (one lane in each direction) in the middle of existing I-35W between Co Rd C in Roseville and Lexington Ave. (Co Rd 17) in Blaine
  • Repave I-35W and ramps between Co Rd C in Roseville to just north of Sunset Ave (Co Rd 53) in Lino Lakes
  • Replace and repair bridges along the project area
  • Install seven separate noise walls

Benefits

  • Provides long term, sustainable travel options for all motorists and transit
  • Reduces congestion and improves safety on the highway
  • Increases the number of people that are moved along the highway during peak hours
  • Provides reliable travel times for commuters during peak hours
  • Optimizes and reuses existing roads and bridges (without needing to acquire homes and properties)

To learn why a construction project is necessary in this location and options for improvement that have been considered, visit the background page.