Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Metro Wide Noise Wall Repairs - 2018

Dakota and Hennepin Counties

Traffic impacts

Map of metro wide noise wall repair project areas
Map of metro wide noise wall repairs. Click map for larger PDF version.


Ramp closures

Mon, Nov. 26 through mid-December
  • NB Hwy 52 ramp to Thompson/Wentworth Ave. is closed.
    • Detour: NB Hwy 52 to Butler Ave, SB Hwy 52 and Thompson Ave.

Additional closures

November 2018 through spring 2019
  • Expect lane, ramp and shoulder closures as work is complete


The dates for future traffic impacts are tentative, and may change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Lane closures

Mon, Jan. 7 through Fri, Feb. 1
  • The left lane of East Bloomington Freeway, east of I-35W, is closed between 106th St. and 98th St.

About this project

Summary of work

This is a metro wide project where MnDOT will be repairing noise walls along I-35W and Hwy 52 in specific locations in Dakota and Hennepin counties:

Work will include replacing wood planking, fixing posts, and vegetation removal along noise walls, as needed to complete repair work.


  • NB I-35W from 82nd St. exit ramp to 86th St.
  • NB I-35W from 86th St. to 90th St.
  • SB I-35W from 86th St. to 90th St. exit ramp
  • SB I-35W at 90th St. exit ramp
  • NB I-35W from 90th St. exit ramp to 94th St. entrance ramp
  • NB I-35W from 98th St. exit ramp to south of 102nd St.
  • SB I-35W from 90th St. entrance ramp to 106th St. exit ramp

Hwy 52

  • NB Hwy 52 between Concord St. and Belvidere St.
  • NB Hwy 52 between Winona St. and Annapolis St.
  • NB Hwy 52 at Thompson Ave. entrance ramp
  • NB Hwy 52 at Thompson Ave. entrance ramp (small section)
  • NB Hwy 52 at Wentworth Ave. exit ramp
  • NB Hwy 52 at Southview Blvd. exit ramp
  • NB Hwy 52 between 73rd St. and 75th St.