Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-94 Gap—Albertville to Monticello

Wright County

Current impacts

Periodic lane closures

Westbound I-94

Fri, Jan. 27 until Wed, Feb. 8, 7 p.m.–4 a.m. each overnight
  • Periodic single-lane closures between Hwy 241 St. Michael and Wright Co. Rd. 18 in Monticello

Eastbound I-94

Thur, Feb. 2 until Tues, Feb. 28, 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. each overnight
  • Periodic single-lane closures between Wright Co. Rd. 18 in Monticello and Hwy 241 in St. Michael
What to expect in the work zone
  • Reduced speeds, lane shifts, workers and flashing equipment
  • Off-road work may occur anytime
  • Pay attention to the road as sight distances lessen in the night hours
  • Crews will collect field data and bore material samples

Schedule is tentative.

About this project

Plans are underway to improve and expand I-94 to three lanes in each direction to close the gap between Albertville and Monticello. Work begins as early as 2024.

Project location map on I-94 Albertville to Monticello
Project location map. Select image to view

Preliminary design has begun and MnDOT will develop a final concept, complete the environmental process and deliver construction plans.

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct the road surface
  • Add a third westbound lane from Co. Rd. 37 in Albertville to west of Hwy 25 in Monticello
  • Add a third eastbound lane from west of Hwy 25 in Monticello to Co. Rd. 19 in Albertville
  • Replace the westbound bridge over Wright Co. Rd. 19 in Albertville
  • Widen the westbound bridge over Co. Rd. 75 in Monticello
  • Replace or repair underground pipes
  • Install potential noise walls along I-94 in the Monticello area

Project minute

Watch a quick clip to learn about this future I-94 project between Albertville and Monticello.


Source: MnDOT Vimeo Channel
Project scope and summary of work yet to be determined depending on available funds.