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Twin Cities Metro Area Weekend Traffic Impacts

Major traffic impacts this weekend

Weekend Traffic Impacts Map - Metro Area
The weekend closure map is being updated and will be posted soon..

2018 construction season

Updated on: Monday, August 13, 2018

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

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

New this weekend

These impacts are updates from the map we sent out last week.

Hwy 3 in Inver Grove Heights

  • Beginning Fri, Aug. 10, the intersection of Hwy 3 and Rich Valley Rd/Co. Rd. 71 will be closed through mid-September.

Visit the Hwy 3 in Inver Grove Heights project page for more details.

Hwy 7 Minnetonka to St. Louis Park

  • Beginning 7 p.m. Fri, Aug. 10, Hwy 7 will be reduced to a single lane in both directions between I-494 and Louisiana Ave. through 5 a.m. Mon, Aug. 13.

Visit the Hwy 7 Minnetonka to SLP project page for more details.

I-35W in Minneapolis

  • Beginning 9 p.m. Fri, Aug. 10, I-35W will be closed in both directions between 4th St. in Minneapolis and Co. Rd. C. in Roseville.

    During the closure NB Hwy 280 will not be accessible from I-94, but will remain open to local traffic from University Ave. to Larpenteur Ave. and WB Hwy 36 to NB I-35W will be closed.

    WB Hwy 36 to SB Hwy 280 and access on I-35W between I-694 in Arden Hills/New Brighton and Co. Rd. C in Roseville will both remain open. SB I-35W will be open to SB Hwy 280 and continue on to I-94.

    The road will reopen by 5 a.m. Mon, Aug. 13.

    • Detour: I-694, I-35E and I-94

Visit the I-35W Resurfacing project page for more details.

Hwy 62 in Eden Prairie and Edina

  • The following ramps are now closed:
    • EB Hwy 62 to Gleason Rd. – through Sun, Aug. 19
    • EB Hwy 212 to EB Hwy 62/Hwy 169 – through Wed, Aug. 15
    • NB Hwy 169 to EB Hwy 62 – through Tue, Aug. 14
    • EB Hwy 62 to SB Hwy 169 – through Mon, Aug. 13
  • Beginning Fri, Aug. 10, Clearwater Dr. will open to right turns in and out, and access to Beach Rd. from WB Hwy 62 will be closed through Tue, Aug. 28.
  • Beginning 9 a.m. Sat, Aug. 11, EB Hwy 62 will be reduced to a single lane from Gleason Rd. to Hwy 169.

Visit the Hwy 62 project page for more details.

I-94 Lake Elmo to Woodbury

  • Beginning 7:30 p.m. Sun, Aug. 12, WB I-94 will have two lanes closed between Hwy 95/Manning Ave. and Radio Dr. and the ramp from Hwy 95/Manning Ave. to WB I-94 will be closed.

Note: This work is unrelated to the Hwy 95/Manning Ave. Safety Improvements, the I-94 East Metro and I-94 East Metro Interchange projects.

I-94 Minneapolis to Brooklyn Center

  • The Whitney pedestrian bridge is now open and project work is complete!

Visit the I-94 Minneapolis to Brooklyn Center project page for more details.

John Ireland Bridge over I-94 in St. Paul

  • Beginning Sat, Aug. 11 and Sun, Aug. 12,  the John Ireland Bridge over I-94 will have alternating lane closures on each side from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily while crews seal the bridge deck. Pedestrian/bicycle access will be maintained on the side of the bridge not being worked on.

Hwy 169 in Belle Plaine, Jordan

  • Hwy 169 is now a single lane with head to head traffic traveling on the northbound lanes from south of Hwy 25 in Belle Plaine to Hwy 19 in Blakely Township through early October. 
    • Note: For business access, use Hwy 25.

Visit the Hwy 169 in Belle Plaine, Jordan project page for more details.

I-394 in Minneapolis

  • On Sat, Aug. 11, The right lane of the ramp from EB I-394 into downtown Minneapolis will be closed.

I-494 in Newport, South St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights

Visit the I-494 project page for more details.

Upcoming

These traffic impacts will happen early next week.

Hwy 47 north of Hwy 610 in Anoka County

  • Beginning 9 a.m. Mon, Aug 13, Hwy 47 will have a right lane closure just north of Hwy 610 for overhead signing work until 6 p.m. the same day. Then again for the same time frame on Tue, Aug. 14.

Visit the Metrowide Overhead Signs project page for more details.

Hwy 62 in Eden Prairie and Edina

  • Beginning 9 a.m. Mon, Aug. 13, EB Hwy 62 will be reduced to a single lane from Gleason Rd. to Hwy 169.

Existing and ongoing

These projects have already begun and continue to have traffic impacts. No new impacts related to these projects are beginning this weekend.

Hwy 3 in Inver Grove Heights

Visit the Hwy 3 in Inver Grove Heights project page for more details.

Hwy 7 Minnetonka to St. Louis Park

  • Watch for lane closures on Hwy 7 and to accesses to local streets through September.

Visit the Hwy 7 Minnetonka to SLP project page for more details.

35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown in Minneapolis

  • The access to downtown (11th St/5th Ave. S/E. Grant St) from NB I-35W is closed through fall 2018 and the access out of downtown (from 12th St./4th Ave.) to SB I-35W is closed through fall 2021.
  • WB I-94 is reduced to two lanes from Chicago Ave. to Nicollet Ave. through fall 2018. SB I-35W is reduced to two lanes from downtown Minneapolis to 43rd St. through fall 2019. NB I-35W is reduced to three lanes from 43rd St. to downtown Minneapolis through fall 2021.
  • Here are some of the ramp closures:
    • EB I-94 to SB I-35W is closed through fall 2021.
      • Detour: NB I-394 to WB Hwy 100 to SB Hwy 62

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

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

  • NB I-35 is reduced to two lanes between Hwy 97 and Hwy 8 through Tue, Aug. 14. Motorists, should expect congestion and allow yourself extra time if driving through the area.
  • SB I-35 will periodically be reduced to two lanes near Hwy 8 in Forest Lake through Tue, Aug. 14.

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

I-35E in Little Canada

  • The ramp from NB I-35E to EB Hwy 36 is closed through late August.

I-35W Minneapolis to Roseville

  • NB/SB I-35W is reduced by one lane between 4th St. and Co. Rd. C through Fri, Oct. 12, when weekend closures are not occurring.
  • The following ramps to/from NB I-35W will be closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Mon. through Fri. through Fri, Oct. 12 (these ramps will not be closed consecutively):
    • 4th St. SE
    • SE 11th St.
    • Johnson St/New Brighton Blvd/Stinson Blvd.
    • Industrial Blvd.

Visit the I-35W Resurfacing project page for more details.

Hwy 36 Stillwater Lift Bridge

  • The Hwy 36 Stillwater Lift Bridge over the St. Croix River between Stillwater, MN and Houlton, WI is closed to ALL traffic. It will reopen for pedestrian and bicycle traffic in June of 2019.
  • Traffic has been transferred to the new St. Croix Crossing Bridge to the south in Oak Park Heights.

Visit the Stillwater Lift Bridge project page for more details.

Hwy 41 Chaska

  • Hwy 41 is closed between Hundertmark Rd. and Pioneer Trl. through early September.
    • Primary Detour: Hwy 212, Powers Blvd., Lyman Blvd.

Visit the Hwy 41 Project – Jonathan Area website for more details.

Hwy 50 in Farmington

  • Hwy 50 is reduced to a single lane with flaggers in both directions between 4:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. through mid-August. While crews work, there may be early morning noise throughout the project area.
  • The Co. Rd. 80 intersection at Hwy 50 is closed through late August.

Visit the Hwy 50 in Farmington project page for more details.

Hwy 62 in Eden Prairie and Edina

  • Both directions of Hwy 62 are reduced to a single lane from Shady Oak Rd to I-494 through Tue, Aug. 28.

Visit the Hwy 62 project page for more details.

Hwy 65 in Ham Lake and East Bethel

  • The center median of Hwy 65 is closed at 157th Ave. Right turns only allowed from Hwy 65 and 157th Ave. through fall.
  • Work has begun at the intersection of Hwy 65 and 187th Ave. and will continue through fall.

Visit the Hwy 65 RCI project page for more details.

I-94 East Metro (Woodbury to St. Paul)

  • All major road construction is complete. However, crews are finishing up several minor wrap-up items over the next few weeks. Work is expected to be complete by late August.

Visit the I-94 East Metro project page for more details.

Hwy 95/Manning Ave. Woodbury to Denmark Twp.

  • Hwy 95 is closed in both directions from Bailey Rd. to 70th St. through Fri, Sept. 7.
    • Primary Detour: 70th St, Woodbury Dr. (Co. Rd. 19), Bailey Rd.

Visit the Hwy 95 Safety Improvement Projects project page for more details.

Hwy 149 High Bridge in St. Paul

  • The Hwy 149 High Bridge is closed through December 2018.
    • Primary Detour: Annapolis St. to Robert St to Kellogg Blvd to West 7th St. to Smith Ave/Hwy 149
  • An Xcel Energy project is underway along Hwy 149/Dodd Rd. Motorists should anticipate the following traffic impacts due to project work:
    • Hwy 149/Dodd Rd. traffic will be shifted and lanes will be narrowed from Hwy 110 to Lake Dr. to replace and relocate gas main through late August. NB Pagel Rd. between Keokuk Ln. and Decorah Ln. also are closed.
  • There are several other road, lane and trail/sidewalk closures.

Visit the Hwy 149 High Bridge project page for details.

Hwy 169 in Belle Plaine, Jordan

  • Hwy 169 is a single lane with head to head traffic traveling on southbound lanes from just south of Hwy 282 in Jordan to north of Hwy 25 in Belle Plaine through mid-September.

Visit the Hwy 169 in Belle Plaine, Jordan project page for more details.

Hwy 169 in Champlin

  • All Hwy 169 traffic is a single lane in each direction on the southbound roadway between the Mississippi River and Hwy 610 through late September.
  • 101st Ave. east of Hwy 169 is closed through September.
  • The ramp from WB Hwy 610 to NB Hwy 169 will be closed through late September.

Visit the Hwy 169 in Champlin project page for more details.

Completed projects

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