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Twin Cities Metro Area Weekend Traffic Impacts

Major traffic impacts this weekend

Weekend Traffic Impacts Map - Metro Area
The Metro Area current weekend traffic impacts map.
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2019 construction season

Updated on: Thursday, April 25, 2019

All projects and timelines are dependent on the weather and subject to change.

This map provides an illustrative guide to new and existing traffic impacts set to occur throughout the Twin Cities during the upcoming weekend.

There are several options for you to plan ahead and know your route as you travel through the Twin Cities Metro Area.

New this weekend

These impacts are new as of this weekend.

35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown in Minneapolis

  • Beginning 10 p.m. Fri, April 26, I-35W is closed in both directions between Hwy 62 and I-94 through 5 a.m. Mon, April 29.

Visit the 35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown project page for more details.

I-35 North Metro Split from Lino Lakes to Forest Lake

  • Periodic lane closures on I-35 in both directions between Hwy 97 and the I-35W/I-35E split through mid-May.
    • NB I-35 will be reduced to two lanes from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • SB I-35 will be reduced to two lanes from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Periodic lane closures on I-35W/I-35E between I-35 and one mile south of the split through mid-May.
    • NB I-35W/I-35E will be reduced to one lane from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • SB I-35W/I-35E will be reduced to one lane from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Visit the I-35 North Metro Split project page for more details.

I-35W and 5th Street pedestrian bridge in Minneapolis

  • West Side – 9th Ave. between 5th St. SE and 6th St. SE is closed through August 2019.
  • 4th St. ramps to/from I-35W will have periodic closures through August 2019.

Visit the I-35W and 5th Street pedestrian bridge project page for more details.

I-35W Roseville to Lino Lakes

  • SB I-35W is reduced to two lanes between Co. Rd. 96 and Co. Rd. E2 through November 2019.

Visit the I-35W Roseville to Lino Lakes project page for more details.

Hwy 41 Shakopee to Chaska

  • Hwy 41 may close between Hwy 169 and Chaska Blvd. at the Minnesota River. Crews will be monitoring the water levels and will close Hwy 41 if needed.

Hwy 55 Minneapolis to Rockford

  • EB Hwy 55 is reduced to one lane between Theodore Wirth Pkwy. and Thomas Ave. N from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily through Sat, April 27.
  • WB Hwy 55 is reduced to one lane between Theodore Wirth Pkwy. and Dahlberg Dr. through 5 a.m. Wed, May 1.
  • EB Hwy 55 reduced to one lane between Schaper Dr. and Theodore Wirth Pkwy. through 5 a.m. Wed, May 1.
  • Beginning 9 a.m. Fri, April 26, the left lane of Hwy 55 in both directions between Revere Ln. N and Glenwood Ave. is closed through 3 p.m. the same day.
  • The right turn lane on EB Hwy 55 at Meadow Ln. is closed through 5 a.m. Wed, May 1.

Visit the Hwy 55 project page for more details.

Hwy 65 Spring Lake Park to East Bethel

  • Periodic off-peak daytime lane closures on Hwy 65 at Viking Blvd. Monday through Saturday until late June/early July.

Visit the Hwy 65 RCI project page for more details.

Hwy 77 in Eagan

  • The following ramps are closed and detoured through early May:
    • SB Hwy 77 exit ramp to Cliff Rd.
    • Cliff Rd. entrance ramp to NB Hwy 77

Hwy 149/High Bridge (St. Paul to Mendota Heights)

  • Annapolis St. is closed to thru traffic between Smith Ave. and Cherokee Heights Blvd. through late May 2019.

Visit the Hwy 149 High Bridge project page for more details.

I-494 Inver Grove Heights and South St. Paul

  • Beginning 9 a.m. Fri, April 26, the ramp from Hardman Ave. to WB I-494 is closed through 5 a.m. Mon, April 29.
    • Detour: Lake Rd.

Visit the I-494 Inver Grove Heights project page for more details.

Existing and ongoing

These projects have already begun and continue to have traffic impacts.

Hwy 3 in Inver Grove Heights

  • Hwy 3 is closed between Amana Trail and 60th St. through November 2019. This is part of a Dakota County project.

Visit the Dakota County project page for more details.

Hwy 10 in Arden Hills

  • EB Hwy 10 is reduced to a single lane between I-35W and Ramsey Co. Rd. 96 through early August 2019.

Visit the Hwy 10 in Arden Hills project page for more details.

I-35 North Metro Split from Lino Lakes to Forest Lake

  • SB I-35 is reduced to two lanes between 11th Ave. and Hwy 97 through mid-May.
  • Periodic lane closures of I-35 in both directions between Hwy 8 and 240th St. through mid-May.
  • Periodic lane closures of I-35E in both directions between I-35 and the south end of the project work area through mid-May.
  • Periodic lane closures of I-35 in both directions near Hwy 97 for bridge work through spring 2019.

Visit the I-35 North Metro Split project page for more details.

35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown in Minneapolis

  • The access to downtown (11th Ave./Grant St.) from NB I-35W is one northbound lane to allow for ongoing construction in the area. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes or use transit to travel in/out of downtown. The access out of downtown (from 12th St./4th Ave.) to SB I-35W is closed through fall 2021.
  • NB I-35W is reduced to three lanes between 46th St. and I-94 through fall 2021.
  • SB I-35W is reduced to two lanes between I-94 and 46th St. through fall 2019.
  • Ramp closures:
    • EB I-94 to SB I-35W is closed through fall 2021.
    • NB I-35W to WB I-94 is closed through fall 2021.
    • 5th Ave. to NB I-35W is closed through fall 2021
    • 31st St. to SB I-35W is closed through fall 2021
    • SB I-35W to 35th St. is closed through fall 2021
    • 35th St. to NB I-35W is closed through fall 2021
    • 36th St. to SB I-35W is closed through fall 2021
  • The 28th St. bridge over I-35W is closed through mid-June 2019
    • Detour: Blaisdell Ave. to Lake St. to 4th Ave.
  • There are several other local street closures and trail and sidewalk impacts.

Visit the 35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown project page for more details.

I-35W Minnesota River Bridge - Burnsville to Bloomington

  • I-35W will have alternating lane closures in both directions between Cliff Rd. in Burnsville and 106th St. in Bloomington from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily through fall 2019.
  • 106th St. in both directions is reduced to a single-lane between Verdi Rd. and Lyndale Ave. S through fall 2019.
  • SB I-35W is reduced to three lanes between 106th St. and Cliff Rd. through summer 2021.
  • The following ramps are closed:
    • Burnsville Pkwy. to NB I-35W is closed through early summer 2019
    • To/from NB I-35W and Black Dog Rd. are closed through fall 2019
    • NB I-35W to 106th St. is closed through fall 2019
    • 106th St. to SB I-35W is closed through summer 2021

Visit the I-35W Minnesota River Bridge project page for more details.

I-35W Roseville to Lino Lakes

  • The left turn lane from SB Snelling Ave. (Hwy 51) to Hamline Ave. in Arden Hills is closed through October 2019.
  • NB I-35W is reduced to two lanes between Co. Rd. C and Mounds View Blvd. (Co. Rd. 10) through November 2019.
  • NB I-35W is reduced to three lanes between Mounds View Blvd. and the northern Hwy 10 interchange through November 2019.
  • Watch for periodic lane closures on I-35W in both directions between Hwy 36 in Roseville and Sunset Ave. in Lino Lakes through November 2019. The closures may occur from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Visit the I-35W Roseville to Lino Lakes project page for more details.

Hwy 36 Stillwater Lift Bridge

  • The Hwy 36 Stillwater Lift Bridge over the St. Croix River is closed to all traffic. It will reopen for pedestrian and bicycle traffic in early fall 2019.

Visit the Stillwater Lift Bridge project page for more details.

Hwy 55 Minneapolis to Rockford

  • Watch for short-term lane and shoulder closures through spring 2019.

Visit the Hwy 55 project page for more details.

Hwy 62 and France Avenue Bridge in Edina

  • France Ave. is closed in both directions between 62nd St. and 66th St. through mid-July.
    • Detour to NB France Ave. from Hwy 62: Xerxes Ave. to 60th St.
    • Detour to SB France Ave. from EB Hwy 62: Valley View Rd. to France Ave.
    • Detour to SB France Ave. from WB Hwy 62: Xerxes Ave. to 66th St. to France Ave.
  • The ramps to/from EB Hwy 62 and France Ave. are closed through mid-June.
  • The following ramps are closed through mid-July:
    • To/from WB Hwy 62 and France Ave.
    • France Ave. to WB Hwy 62

Visit the Hwy 62 and France Avenue Bridge project page for more details.

Hwy 65 Columbia Heights to Spring Lake Park

  • Watch for lane closures on Hwy 65 between 37th Ave. and Hwy 10 Mondays-Saturdays through mid-June.

I-494 Inver Grove Heights and South St. Paul

  • Concord St. is open to two lanes in each direction between Richmond St. and Villaume Ave., turn lanes remain closed, through summer 2019.
  • WB I-494 is reduced to two lanes between Bailey Rd. and 7th Ave. through late-May.
  • The following ramps are closed through late-May:
    • WB I-494 to 5th/7th Ave.
    • Maxwell Ave. to WB I-494
  • The ramps to/from WB I-494 and Concord St. are closed through summer 2019.

Visit the I-494 Inver Grove Heights project page for more details.

Metro Wide Noise Wall Repairs in Dakota and Hennepin Counties

  • NB West Bloomington Freeway between 98th St. and 106th St. in Bloomington is closed through Fri, May 3.
  • The right lane of NB I-35W between 90th St. and 82nd St. is closed through mid-May.
  • The ramp from 90th St. to NB I-35W in Bloomington is closed through mid-May.

Visit the Metro Wide Noise Wall Repairs project page for more details.

Completed projects