Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Ramp F

Central Office

Orange barrels on a highway

Frequently Asked Questions

Transit

Will the bus stops move?

The stop for northbound buses on Rice Street will move a little north in front of the State Office Building ramp.

Will Lot C still be available twice a month for bus commuters?

Yes, Metro Pass users are able to park in Lot C twice a month.

Pedestrians

Will the crosswalk from the Sears lot be moved south to be closer to MnDOT’s south entrance during construction?

The crosswalk from Lot X (where the flashing lights are) stays. The north crosswalk, by Lot F entrance, will be moved north of the intersection, near the State Office Building parking ramp.

Parking

Of the 480 spaces in the new ramp, how many will be assigned to those with disabilities, visitors, car poolers, van poolers, bike lockers, etc.?

There will be 10 visitor disability parking spaces with access aisles. All visitor parking will be on the 1st floor, grade level. PMD will accommodate the number of disability parking requests, van pool and car pool assignments through the lottery when the numbers are known.

Will there be designated visitor spots?

There will be visitor spots in the new ramp. Visitor parking will available in Lot AA and at meters on the street in front of the Transportation Building on John Ireland Blvd during Ramp F construction.

How many levels will be in the ramp?

There will be four levels in the ramp: one below grade, three above. See artist rendering (JPG).