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Twin Cities Metro Area Weekend Traffic Impacts

Major traffic impacts this weekend

Weekend Traffic Impacts Map - Metro Area
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This page was updated Thursday, June 23, 2016. Check back often for the latest news on weekend closures. For real time traffic information, visit 511mn.org, download our 511 app, or dial 5-1-1.

New this Weekend

I-35E in St. Paul north of I-94

Southbound I-35E will be a single lane between University Ave. and I-94 from 6 a.m. Sat, June 25 through 5 a.m. Mon, June 27. The ramp from University Ave. to southbound I-35E/Westbound I-94 and from Southbound I-35E to eastbound I-94/southbound Hwy 52 will both be closed from 6 a.m. Sat, June 25 through 5 a.m. Mon, June 27. Continuing this weekend: All I-35E ramps at Phalen Blvd/Pennsylvania Ave. are permanently closed.

I-35E in Vadnais Heights

New ramp closures include: southbound I-35E to Co Rd E and northbound I-35E to Hwy 96, through September. Continuing this weekend: Intermittent lane closures in both directions of I-35E between Co Rd E and Co Rd J. Hwy 96 is also reduced to a single lane of traffic between White Bear Pkwy and Centerville Rd in both directions through mid-July.

I-94 bridges in St. Paul

The Dale St. entrance ramps to both eastbound and westbound I-94 in St. Paul will close starting at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 26. Beginning 9 p.m. Sun, June 26 through 2 a.m. Mon, June 27 the following ramps will be closed: WB Ramps: 5th St, 6th St. and Western Ave. EB Ramps: Snelling Ave, Lexington Pkwy and Pascal St. Continuing this weekend: Prior Ave. bridge closed through early August.

I-94 from St. Paul to Maplewood

Starting at 7 p.m. Fri, June 24 through 6 a.m. Sat, June 25 the left lane on EB I-94 will be closed from Hwy 52 to Hwy 61. Continuing this weekend: The left lane of westbound I-94 between Mounds Blvd and Century Ave. is permanently closed through early-August. Hwy 61 to westbound I-94 is reduced to a single lane through August. Ramp closures include: White Bear Ave. to westbound I-94, McKnight Rd to eastbound I-94, Hwy 61 to eastbound I-94 and eastbound I-94 to East 7th St.

Hwy 100 in St. Louis Park and Edina

10 p.m. Wed, June 22 to 10 p.m. Fri, June 24 - SB Hwy 100 between W 44th St. and W 50th St. in Edina will be reduced to one lane. The road will remain one lane until the full closure of Hwy 100. By 10 p.m. Fri, June 24 to 5 a.m. Mon, June 27 both directions of Highway 100 between I-394 and Highway 62 will be completely closed.

Existing and ongoing

Hwy 3 Farmington

Hwy 3 will have alternating lane closures between Hwy 50 in Farmington and 179th St. in Empire Township through October.

Hwy 5 Chanhassen

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

Hwy 5 in St. Paul

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

Hwy 7 over Hwy 100 in St. Louis Park

Hwy 7 between Wooddale Ave and the Beltline is closed until November 2016. Hwy 100 between 36th St. and north of Hwy 7 bridge is two lanes of traffic in each direction, on the southbound side of Hwy 100. There are several ramps closed, too.

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.

I-35 between Pine City and Hinckley

Northbound and southbound traffic has been placed on the southbound lanes in a head-to-head traffic configuration from the Hwy 48 interchange to the Hwy 23 interchange. The northbound lanes at the bridge site are closed.

I-35 near Northfield

I-35 alternating lane closures with possible backups between Co. Rd 2 in Elko/New Market and Hwy 19 near Northfield for bridge painting through July 11.

I-35E bridges in St. Paul, south of I-94

The St. Clair Ave. bridge is closed through late-July. The ramp from southbound I-35E to St. Clair ramp is also closed through July 31.

I-35W in Arden Hills

Co Rd H and Co Rd 10 are closed between I-35W and Co Rd H. The ramps from Co Rd H to northbound and southbound I-35W are closed through late fall and the ramp from southbound I-35W is detoured on a bypass to reach Co Rd 10.

I-35W in Minneapolis

Eastbound E. Hennepin Ave, westbound Broadway St. and southbound Johnson St. over I-35W in northeast Minneapolis are closed through late-June.

I-35W in New Brighton

The ramps between northbound I-35W and Co Rd E2 on the east side of the interstate are closed through mid-June. The Co Rd E2 bridge spanning I-35W is closed through mid-August.

Hwy 36 in Roseville

Hwy 36 traffic is shifted onto the new bypass south of the existing Hwy 36 Lexington Ave. bridge for construction of two new Hwy 36 bridges. Lexington Ave. at Hwy 36 closed through mid-September. Ramps at eastbound and westbound Hwy 36 and Lexington Ave. and from Dale St. to westbound Hwy 36 closed through mid-September.

Hwy 61 & Hwy 97 in Forest Lake

Access from eastbound Hwy 97 from Hwy 61 is closed through the remainder of the summer. Both directions of Hwy 61 between the north intersection of Hwy 97/Scandia Tr and 202nd St traffic will be reduced to a single lane on the east side of the road through August.

Hwy 77 between Diffley Rd and Hwy 13 in Eagan

The ramp from eastbound Hwy 13 to northbound Hwy 77 is closed through July 19.

Hwy 169 in New Hope

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

Hwy 169 in St. Louis Park

Southbound Hwy 169 entrance ramp from 16th St. in St. Louis Park is closed.

Hwy 280 in St. Paul and Lauderdale

The Interchange of Hwy 280 and I-35W closed through mid-July. Hwy 280 traffic is a single lane in each direction on northbound and southbound Hwy 280 between Broadway St. and Como Ave. All ramps open at Larpenteur Ave. and Como Ave.

I-494 in the west Metro

I-494 between I-94/I-694 in Maple Grove and I-394 in Minnetonka will be shifted to the southbound side of I-494 while crews work on northbound I-494, along with several types of other closures, including ramp and lane closures.

I-694 between Little Canada and Arden Hills

The Lexington Ave. ramp to westbound I-694 closed through early-July. Westbound I-694 traffic between I-35E and Lexington Ave. is now separated by a concrete barrier; the left lane will carry through traffic with no access to local roads and the right lane will carry traffic with access to local roads through November. The ramp from Rice St. to westbound I-694 also is closed through November.


  • The map on this page highlights traffic impacts that are new this weekend.
  • Plan ahead and know your route: check out weekend projects in Greater Minnesota with the statewide weekend traffic impacts map.