Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-94 Maple Grove to Clearwater

Maple Grove, Dayton, St. Michael, Albertville, Monticello, Hasty, Clearwater

Traffic impacts

I-94 Maple Grove to Clearwater project location map
I-94 Maple Grove to Clearwater project location map.
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Current

All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent. Motorists are advised to follow posted speed limits; fines are up to $300 in work zones.

Road closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
Through Sun, Nov. 1
  • The four-way intersection at Territorial Rd. and Fletcher Ln. is reduced to a three-way intersection with a temporary signal. Access to NB Fletcher Ln. from the intersection is closed.

Lane closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
Wed, May 27 through Thu, May 28; 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly
  • EB I-94 is reduced to a single lane between Weaver Lake Rd. and the I-94/494/694 interchange
7 p.m. Sun, May 31 through 5 a.m. Mon, June 1
  • SB Hwy 101 is reduced to a single lane between 141 Ave. N and John Milless Dr.
St. Michael to Monticello
Through June
  • Wright Co. Rd. 19 is intermittently reduced to a single lane in both directions at the I-94 bridge
Through June
  • I-94 is intermittently reduced to a single lane in both directions between Hwy 241 and Hwy 25
Monticello to Clearwater
Through June
  • I-94 is intermittently reduced to a single lane in both directions between Hwy 25 and Hwy 24

Ramp closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
8 p.m. Thu, May 28 through 5:30 a.m. Fri, May 29
  • The ramp from Maple Grove Pkwy. to EB I-94 is closed
10 p.m. Sun, May 31 through 4:30 a.m. Mon, June 1
  • The following ramps are closed:
    • SB Hwy 101 to EB I-94
    • EB I-94 to Hwy 101
      • Detour for Hwy 101 to EB I-94: Co. Rd. 81 to Maple Grove Pkwy. to EB I-94
      • Detour for EB I-94 to Hwy 101: Hwy 241 to 45th St. NE to Hwy 101

Rest area closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
Wed, April 29 through Sun, Nov. 1
  • The Elm Creek Rest Area in Maple Grove is closed to everyone except truckers

Lane alterations

Maple Grove to Rogers
Through Sun, Nov. 1
  • EB I-94 lanes are separated between Hwy 101 and the I-94/494/694 interchange. Three lanes are available at all times. Motorists will need to decide which lane to take before Hwy 101.
    • Note: The left two lanes are through lanes with no on/off access to local roads until the I-94/494/694 interchange. The right lane provides local access to exits at Hwy 610, at Maple Grove Pkwy., and Weaver Lake Rd.
St. Michael to Albertville
Mon, June 1 through Sun, Nov. 1
  • WB I-94 lanes are shifted to the widened outside lanes between Hwy 241 and exit 202. Two lanes are available at all times.
  • WB I-94 lanes are shifted to the local access road between exit 202 and Co. Rd. 19. Two lanes are available at all times.

Upcoming

Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be provided as details become available.

About this project

I-94 between Maple Grove and Clearwater is undergoing three years of improvements and upgrades along a 39-mile stretch of road. We are adding travel lanes, rebuilding bridges, constructing access lanes, improving drainage, adding an interchange, and resurfacing deteriorating pavement. When complete, motorists will experience improved safety, a smoother road surface, better commercial access for freight and business, and less vehicle congestion.

Summary of work

Reconstruct roads

  • 9 miles between Maple Grove and Rogers (2020-2021)
  • 6 miles between St. Michael and Albertville (2019-2021)
  • 15 miles between Monticello and Clearwater (2019-2021)

Add lanes

  • Add a lane on I-94 in both directions between Hwy 610 in Maple Grove and Hwy 101 in Rogers (total of four each way)
  • Add a lane on WB I-94 between Hwy 241 in St. Michael and Wright Co. Rd. 37 in Albertville and add a lane on EB I-94 between Hwy 241 in St. Michael and Wright Co. Rd. 19 in Albertville (total of three each way)
  • Add a lane on I-94 in both directions between Hwy 25 in Monticello and Hwy 24 in Clearwater (total of three each way)

Build interchanges and construct bridges

  • Build a diverging diamond interchange, trails and sidewalks southeast of Brockton Ln. in Dayton
  • Replace Hwy 241 bridge over I-94 in St. Michael and improve access
    • Construct roundabout at Hwy 241 and O’Day Ave. in St. Michael
  • Replace I-94 bridges over Co. Rd. 19 in Albertville and improve access

Add freight improvements

  • Add 10 parking spaces in Elm Creek Rest Area
  • Install digital signage system with real-time availability of Elm Creek Rest Area spaces
  • Improve the parking lot and sidewalks at the Enfield Rest Area
  • Improve and increase lanes for smoother merging and exiting

Additional local improvements