Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 10, 2017

I-94 east closed at Portland Tunnel overnight Tuesday

ROSEVILLE, Minn. –  A stretch of Interstate 94 east in Minneapolis will be closed late Tuesday into Wednesday while crews work inside the Portland Avenue Tunnel.

I-94 east will close at the Portland Avenue Tunnel at 11 p.m. Tuesday, July 11 and is scheduled to reopen at 5 a.m. Wednesday, July 12. The work is weather permitting.

Motorists will be detoured to I-35W south to 46th Street to I-35W north to I-94 east.

The ramp from I-394 east to I-94 east will also be closed.

The work is part of the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s I-94 Minneapolis to Brooklyn Center project that started in March.

For more information, visit the project website: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94brooklyncntr

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.