Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-94—St. Cloud

Stearns County

Update bridges

Resurface and make repairs to the two I-94 bridges over the retired rail line west of the Hwy 23 interchange in southwest St. Cloud, Stearns County

Map of project work zone
Project on I-94 west of Hwy 23 in St. Cloud. Select map for PDF

Current impacts

Aug. 31 to mid-October

Close and work on one bridge; while traffic shifts onto adjacent bridge.

  • One lane, head-to-head traffic
  • Lane shifts, do zipper merge
  • Use alternate routes or travel at off-peak hours
  • Reduced speeds of 60 mph

Work schedule

  • Aug. 31 to Sept. 21: Repair eastbound bridge
  • Sept. 21 to mid-Oct: Repair westbound bridge

Future impacts

Mid-October

Remove temporary crossovers and wrap-up work

  • Periodic lane or shoulder closures, lane shifts and reduced speeds

Future plans

The retired rail line beneath I-94 may become a multi-use trail