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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 18, 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. Please allow for extra time during this busy travel weekend and slow down in work zones.

New this weekend

These impacts are new as of this weekend.

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.

35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown in Minneapolis

Visit the 35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown 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-94 East Metro Interchange

  • By 7 p.m. Fri, April 19, the following ramps and roads are closed through 5 a.m. Mon, April 22:
    • Tamarack Rd. is closed in both directions between Weir Dr. and Bielenberg Dr.
      • Detour: I-494 Valley Creek Rd. interchange
    • I-494 Tamarack Rd. interchange is closed
      • Please note: I-494 Tamarack Rd. interchange ramps are closed to local traffic to allow EB I-94 interstate traffic to use the interchange as a detour.
  • Beginning 8 p.m. Fri, April 19, EB I-94 is closed at the I-94/I-494/I-694 interchange through 5 a.m. Mon, April 22.
    • Detour: SB I-494 to the Tamarack Rd. exit, then NB I-494
  • Beginning 8 p.m. Fri, April 19, the following ramps off I-94 are closed through 5 a.m. Mon, April 22:
    • SB I-694 to EB I-94
    • EB I-94 to NB I-694

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

I-494 Inver Grove Heights and South St. Paul

  • Beginning 8 p.m. Sun, April 21, WB I-494 will be reduced to a single lane between Bailey Rd. and 7th Ave. through 5 a.m. Mon, April 22.
  • Beginning 5 a.m. Mon, April 22, WB I-494 will be reduced to two lanes between Bailey Rd. and 7th Ave. through late-May.
  • Beginning 8 p.m. Sun, April 21, the ramp from Maxwell Ave. to WB I-494 is closed through late-May.

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

Metro Wide Noise Wall Repairs in Dakota and Hennepin Counties

  • The right lane of NB I-35W between 90th St. and 82nd St. is closed through mid-May.

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

Existing and ongoing

These projects impacts began last season and still have a construction zone this season.

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.

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 Tue, April 30.
  • Periodic lane closures of I-35 in both directions between Hwy 8 and 240th St. through Tue, April 30.
  • Periodic lane closures of I-35E in both directions between I-35 and the south end of the project work area through Tue, April 30.
  • 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 Blaine/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 Blaine 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.

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.
  • 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 is closed between 98th St. and 106th St. in Bloomington through Fri, April 26.
  • 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