Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-94 East Metro Interchange

Oakdale, Maplewood, Woodbury

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Traffic impacts


Specific details on upcoming traffic impacts will be provided as they become available.

Road Closure

By 7 p.m. Fri, April 19 through 5 a.m. Mon, April 22
  • Tamarack Rd. is closed in both directions between Weir Dr. and Bielenberg Dr.
    • Detour: I-494 Valley Creek Rd. Interchange
  • I-494 Tamarack Rd. interchange is closed
    • Please note: I-494 Tamarack Rd. interchange ramps are closed to local traffic to allow EB I-94 interstate traffic to use the interchange as a detour.
8 p.m. Fri, April 19 through 5 a.m. Mon, April 22
  • EB I-94 is closed at the I-94/I-494/I-694 interchange
    • Detour: SB I-494 to the Tamarack Rd. exit, then NB I-494

Ramp Closures

8 p.m. Fri, April 19 through 5 a.m. Mon, April 22
  • The ramp from SB I-694 to EB I-94 is closed
  • The ramp from EB I-94 to NB I-694 is closed

About this project

The I-94/I-494/I-694 interchange and bridge safety reconstruction project consists of rebuilding the ramp to improve the curvature. The southbound auxiliary lane, buffer lane and reconstructed ramp will provide more space for trucks to slow and better navigate the ramp.

Project map of I-94/494/694 Interchange and bridge safety reconstruction

I-94 East Metro Interchange Project location map for 2019.

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Summary of work

  • Replace and widen northbound and southbound interchange bridges
  • Repair pavement
  • Construct new southbound auxiliary lane from 10th St. to I-94
  • Construct new southbound auxiliary lane from I-94 to Tamarack Rd.
  • Add northbound and southbound buffer lanes
  • Reconstruct ramp