Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

July 28, 2020

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I-494/694 ramp closures scheduled to begin July 31

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists in the Woodbury and Oakdale area will encounter ramp closures starting July 31, weather permitting.

Beginning at 6 a.m. Friday, July 31, the following ramps will close through early September:

  • Tamarack Road ramp to northbound I-494
  • Northbound I-694 ramp to 10th Street

The ramp closures are needed to allow crews to complete construction. All closures are weather and project readiness dependent and may be rescheduled.

The Interstate 94/494/694 interchange and bridge reconstruction project is being done to provide a smoother, safer, long-lasting road with updated bridges and some mobility improvements. Performing periodic pavement repairs at the appropriate times can greatly increase a road’s lifespan. The project helps ensure MnDOT’s transportation system will continue to serve the state for many years. Construction is expected to be complete by fall 2020.

For more information about the project, visit: www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i94-494-694/. Follow the project on Twitter @mndotnews for daily traffic updates.

Road work continues to be a critical service. MnDOT is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of its employees, contractors and all Minnesotans. Crews continue to follow the guidance of state and federal health officials to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.