Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Twin Cities Metro Area Traffic Impacts

Major traffic impacts this weekend

I-35E Cayuga improvement project location map
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Hwy 5

Hwy 5 between Davern St in St. Paul and Hwy 55 will be reduced to one lane in each
direction through Nov. 2016. Several ramps closed, too.

Hwy 5 Chanhassen

Right turns to eastbound Hwy 5 from Market Blvd and Dakota Ave. will be closed and detoured May 2 through July 30.

Hwy 7 over Hwy 100

Hwy 7 between Wooddale Ave. and Beltline is closed until Nov. 2016. Several Ramp closures, including: All ramps to and from both directions of Hwy 100 and Hwy 7, Minnetonka Blvd to SB Hwy 100, 36th Street ramp to NB Hwy 100, and NB Hwy 100 to 36th St. (through Aug. 2016).

Hwy 8 in Taylors Falls

Hwy 8 closed in both directions between the south and north intersections of Hwy 95 in Franconia/Shafer Townships and Taylors Falls until October. Detour through Osceola using Hwy 95, Hwy 243 and Wisconsin Hwy 35.

Special Note:
The Wisconsin Fishing Opener begins this weekend.

Hwy 36 in Roseville

Ramps at eastbound Hwy 36 and Lexington Ave. closed through mid-Sept.

Hwy 61 & Hwy 97 in Forest Lake

Both directions of Hwy 61 between the north intersection of Hwy 97/Scandia Trl and 202nd St traffic will be reduced to a single lane on the east side of the road.

Hwy 77 in Apple Valley

Palomino Drive over Hwy 77 in Apple Valley closed May 2 through May 17.

Hwy 100 from West 36th St to Hwy 62

Hwy 100 is reduced to two lanes in each direction through late July. Also, southbound Hwy 100 ramp to Benton Ave. closed May 3 through May 9. Other ramp closures include: 50th St. ramp to NB Hwy 100 (through Aug.) and 70th Street ramp to SB Hwy 100 (through June)

Hwy 169 in New Hope

Ramp closures through mid-July: Northbound Hwy 169 ramp to 49th Ave. and Rockford Rd Ramp to northbound Hwy 169.

Hwy 280 in St. Paul and Lauderdale

The interchange of Hwy 280 and I-35W closed May 2 through mid-June (north of Broadway St.), also resulting in ramps between Hwy 280 and I-35W being closed. The ramp from Larpenteur Ave. closes at 6 a.m. May 5 and will remain closed and detoured until mid-June. Hwy 280 south of Broadway St. will be reduced to a single lane of traffic.

I-35E in St. Paul

All I-35E ramps at Phalen Blvd/Pennsylvania Ave. are permanently closed until the project is completed. L’Orient St. will be closed between Genessee St. and Acker St. for several months beginning May 9.

I-35E in Vadnais Heights

Northbound I-35E is now restricted to a single lane of traffic between Co Rd E and Goose Lake Rd. Hwy 96 is also reduced to a single lane of traffic between White Bear Pkwy and Centerville Rd in both directions. There are also several ramp closures, including: NB I-35E ramp to Co Rd E, Co Rd E ramp to NB I-35E, SB I-35E ramp to Hwy 96 and Access from eastbound Hwy 96 to NB I-35E.

I-35W in New Brighton

The ramps between NB I-35W and Co Rd E2 on the east side of the interstate are closed.

I-494 in Eagan

Pilot Knob Rd at I-494 in Eagan reduced to one lane through May 17.

I-494 West Metro

10 p.m. May 6 through 5 a.m. May 7 northbound I-494 ramps to and from Bass Lake Road closing. I-494 between I-94/I-694 in Maple Grove and I-394 in Minnetonka will have several types of closures, including ramp and lane closures.

I-94 in St. Paul

Cretin Ave bridge closed from 5 a.m. May 5 through 5 a.m. May 26.

Lexington Ave. Bridge over I-94

Bridge will close and be detoured through May 8.

I-94 from St. Paul to Maplewood

Overnight closures

The eastbound I-94 left lane from I-35E to Mounds Blvd. will be closed overnight from 9 p.m. Sun, May 8 to 6 a.m. Mon, May 9. The southbound I-35E ramp to eastbound I-94 and the eastbound I-94 ramp to 6th St. will be closed overnight from 10 p.m. Sun, May 8 to 6 a.m. Mon, May 9.

Other closures

The ramp from eastbound I-94 to E. 7th St. is closed until early June. Also, ramps are closed from Century Ave. to Eastbound I-94 and Westbound I-94 to Century Ave. and Ruth St. to Westbound I-94. The White Bear Ave. ramp to Eastbound I-94 closed through early May.