Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-94

St Paul, Oakdale, Landfall, Maplewood, Woodbury

Traffic impacts

Map of I-94 project area in St. Paul
I-94 project area. Click map for larger PDF version.

Watch the I-94 Project Construction video series to learn how to navigate the project area this coming construction season. You can also view graphics for tips on driving through the project area.

Current

Drivers should expect lane restrictions in both directions and traffic delays as project work continues between St. Paul and Maplewood. There are also several ramp closures and detours.

Memorial Weekend Travel

  • Drivers will have three westbound travel lanes and two eastbound travel lanes throughout the holiday weekend from Sat, May 27, through Tuesday morning, May 30

Lane Closures

May 8 through late-May
  • SB Hwy 120/Century Ave. from Innovation Rd. to I-94 will be reduced to a single lane
May 3 through Fri, June 9
  • SB McKnight Rd. between Old Hudson Rd and Burns Ave. will be reduced to a single lane

Ramp closures

May 13 through Fri, June 2
  • White Bear Ave. to WB I-94 is closed
    • Detour: White Bear Ave. to Burns Ave. to NB Hwy 61 to WB I-94. See detour map.
  • McKnight Rd. to WB I-94 is closed
    • Detour: McKnight Rd. to Old Hudson Rd. to Ruth St. to WB I-94. See detour map.
May 13 through mid-summer
  • WB I-94 to Mounds Blvd is closed
    • Detour: WB I-94 to 12th St. to Jackson St. to 11th St. to EB I-94 to Wall St. to 7th St. to Mounds Blvd. See detour map.
  • SB Hwy 61/Etna St. to WB I-94 is closed
    • Detour: SB Hwy 61 to WB I-494 to NB Hwy 52 to WB I-94. See detour map.
  • NB Hwy 61 to WB I-94 is closed
    • Detour: NB Hwy 61 to WB I-494 to NB Hwy 52 to WB I-94. See detour map.
  • WB I-94 to White Bear Ave. is closed
    • Detour: WB I-94 to SB Hwy 61 to Burns Ave. to White Bear Ave. See detour map.
  • Burns Ave. to EB I-94 (McKnight ramp) is closed
    • Detour: McKnight Rd. to Burns Ave. to Ruth St. to Old Hudson Rd. to White Bear Ave. to EB I-94. See detour map.
  • Hudson Pl. to EB I-94 (McKnight ramp) is closed
    • Detour: McKnight Rd. to Burns Ave. to Ruth St. to Old Hudson Rd. to White Bear Ave. to EB I-94. See detour map.
  • Hudson Rd to WB I-94 (the far west on-ramp in front of 3M) is closed
Early-April through fall
  • NB Hwy 61 to EB I-94 is closed
  • SB Hwy 61/Etna St. to EB I-94 is closed

Westbound lane configuration

During project work, WB I-94 traffic has at least two thru lanes and one exit lane in the A.M. At the same time, EB I-94 has at least two travel lanes.

WB I-94 traffic has at least one thru lane and one exit lane in the P.M. At the same time, EB I-94 has at least three travel lanes.

For complete details and visuals for this set-up, visit the I-94 Schedule Page.

Upcoming

Road closures

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thu, June 1
  • The service road connection from McKnight Rd. to Old Hudson Rd (WB I-94/McKnight Rd. interchange) will be closed to traffic for resurfacing

Ramp closures

Fri, June 2 through mid-June
  • Ruth St. to WB I-94 will be closed
    • Detour: SB Ruth St. to Old Hudson Rd to White Bear Ave. to WB I-94. See detour map.
    • Detour: NB Ruth St. to Suburban Ave. to White Bear Ave. to WB I-94. See detour map.

I-94 Road Construction Video Series

Be ready. Know your route.

Watch this video series to learn about the work on I-94 and how to drive the work zone between Mounds Blvd in St. Paul and Hwy 120/Century Ave. in Maplewood beginning spring 2017. The second year of project work begins in April 2017.

Part 1: Be prepared to choose a lane

About this project

Summary of work

  • Resurface eastbound & westbound I-94 between Mounds Blvd. to east of Hwy 120/Century Ave.
  • Build a new auxiliary lane & extend the existing auxiliary lane along eastbound I-94 between the exit to East 7th St. and the entrance from Mounds Blvd.
  • Construct two emergency pull-off sites along eastbound I-94 between the exit to East 7th S. and the entrance from Mounds Blvd.
  • Resurface Hwy 61 from north of Burns Ave. to Hwy 5
  • Create trail connections at McKnight Rd. and Century Ave.
  • Update signals and pedestrian access
  • Build a new noise wall and replace part of an existing noise wall between Conway St. and Maple St.
  • Repair Bridges