Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info


Minneapolis, Brooklyn Center

Traffic impacts

Hennepin Lyndale project location map

I-94 Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center 2018 project location map

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Ramp closures

12:01 a.m. Mon, April 23 to Fri, June 8

Pedestrian bridge closure

Mon, April 23 to early August
  • The Whitney pedestrian bridge (connecting Loring Park to Walker Art Center/Sculpture Garden) will be closed to walkers and bikers
    • Detour: Vineland Place and Oak Grove St.

Note: Work on the Whitney pedestrian bridge may potentially require full weekend road closures and lane closures on I-94, and ramp closures and lane closures on Hennepin and Lyndale Avenues.


Road closures

Weekends of May 4, May 11 and May 18: Beginning 10 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday
  • Both directions of I-94 will be closed from I-35W to I-394
    • WB I-94 Detour: NB Hwy 280 to NB I-35W to WB I-694
    • WB I-94 Detour: SB I-35W to WB Hwy 62 to NB Hwy 100 to EB I-694 to East River Road loops
    • EB I-94 Detour: WB I-694 to SB I-35W to SB Hwy 280
    • EB I-94 Detour: WB I-394 to NB Hwy 100 to WB I-694
    • Note: Hennepin and Lyndale Avenues also closed

Ramp closures

Fri, May 4 to Fri, June 8

About this project

Hennepin Lyndale project location map
I-94 Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center project location map
Click map for larger PDF version

Summary of work

Remaining project work in 2018:

  • Repair two bridges on I-94
  • Repair Whitney pedestrian bridge

Project work completed in 2017:

  • Resurfaced nine miles of pavement on I-94 between Nicollet Ave. in Minneapolis and Shingle Creek Pkwy in Brooklyn Center
  • Repaired 48 bridges on or over I-94
  • Reconstructed WB I-94 bridge deck over Hwy 252 in Brooklyn Center
  • Repaired tile in (I-94) Lowry and Portland Ave. tunnels
  • Replaced guardrail
  • Improved drainage and concrete barrier in areas
  • Repaired all entrance and exit ramps


I-94 road construction video

Watch this video to learn more about the work on I-94