County Road 47 between Yucca Lane and Teakwood Lane is closed through the end of October. Crews are widening the
I-494 bridge spanning the road.
Motorists can bypass the closure by using Northwest Boulevard, Bass Lake Road, Vicksburg Lane and Schmidt Lake Road. Overnight noise is expected.
Night and weekend lane shifts on I-494 are expected through November 2014. Crews are removing the guardrails to reconstruct the road shoulders. (Lane restrictions are not expected during 2014 and 2015 winter months.)
Spring 2015- November 2015
Construction on the southbound side of I-494
Temporary closures of ramps along I-494 between I-394 and I-694/94
I-494 between Hwy 55 and I-394 will be open to two-lanes of traffic in each direction, on the northbound side of I-494.
I-494 between Hwy 55 and I-694/94 will be open to three lanes of traffic; two southbound lanes during peak a.m. hours, one northbound lane; and, two lanes of northbound traffic during the peak p.m. hours and one southbound lane.
Spring 2016- November 2016
Traffic will be shifted to the southbound side of I-494
Construction on the northbound side of I-494, traffic will be shifted to the southbound side of the road.
Temporary closures of interstate ramps at Schmidt Lake Road and County Road 47.
I-494 between Hwy 55 and I-394 will be open to two-lanes of traffic in each direction, on the southbound side of I-494.
I-494 between Hwy 55 and I-694/94 will be open to three lanes of traffic; two southbound lanes during peak a.m. hours, one northbound lane; and, two lanes of northbound traffic during the peak hours and one southbound lanes.
About this project
Summary of work
Repair and reconstruct the concrete pavement on I-494 between I-394 and the I-94/494/694 interchange (Fish Lake Interchange).
Maintenance repairs on I-494 ramps
Ramps to and from I-94 and I-694
East Fish Lake Road
Bass Lake Road
County Road 6
Replace bridges spanning I-494
County Road 47
Schmidt Lake Road
Canadian Pacific Railway
Install a third lane between Hwy 55 and East Fish Lake Road
Construct storm water ponds and noise barriers.
August 2013: Geometric layout
January 2014: Environmental documentation
February 2014: Final plans and specifications
June 2014: Project letting for temporary widening of bridges
July 2014 - November 2016: Project construction
Average daily traffic
95,000 vehicles (2005)
132,800 vehicles (2030 estimate if project occurs)