Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 21, 2017

Fifth Ave. S Ramp to I-35W, I-94 in Minneapolis closed beginning Aug. 24

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Beginning Thursday, Aug. 24, the Fifth Avenue South ramp in Minneapolis to northbound Interstate 35W and eastbound Interstate 94 will close as construction starts on Fifth Avenue South. Motorists should follow the posted detours.
The ramp to eastbound I-94 is expected to reopen in 2018. The ramp to northbound I-35W will remain closed through 2021.

The block of Fifth Avenue South between Franklin Avenue and 19th Street East will also close on Aug. 24.

The closure is part of the larger four-year Minnesota Department of Transportation project 35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown.

Please plan ahead, know your route and check 511 and the project web site for updates: