Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-494 Rehabilitation


Orange barrels on a highway


Construction schedule

Dec. 2015- spring 2016

  • There will not be any lane restrictions during the 2015-2016 winter months

Spring 2016- Nov. 2016

  • Traffic will be shifted to the southbound side of I-494
  • Two lanes of traffic in each direction will be maintained on I-494 between I-94 and I-394


  • Traffic shifted to the northbound side of I-494 while crews reconstruct the southbound side of the interstate
  • Reconstructed and widened the shoulders on southbound I-494. Widened the southbound I-494 bridges spanning Schmidt Lake Rd, the Canadian Pacific Rail and Co Rd 47