Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 51/Snelling Avenue

St. Paul- Hamline Midway Area

Traffic impacts

Hwy 51/Snelling Avenue project map
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  • Snelling Avenue Bridge spanning I-94 closing for three months
  • I-94 closing for one weekend as the Snelling Avenue Bridge is demolished
  • Closing lanes throughout the project area
  • Sidewalks closing for short periods of time, pedestrians will be detoured

About this project

Summary of work

  • Resurfacing existing pavement
  • Replacing bridge deck
  • Updating pedestrian crossings to meet modern accessibility standards
  • Improving drainage
  • Constructing Bus Rapid Transit stations on Snelling for Metro Transit (Links to Metropolitan Council's website)

The City of St.Paul is proposing the following enhancements: Replacing sidewalks, landscaping medians, and installing decorative street lighting


  • $9.5 million (Current estimate)