Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 5 and Highway 61

St. Paul and Maplewood

About these projects

Highway 5 and highway 61 St. Paul and Maplewood project location map
Hwy 5 and Hwy 61 project map.
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Safety and accessibility improvements are needed on Hwy 5 and Hwy 61 in St. Paul and Maplewood. We are planning a project on Hwy 5 from North Mendota St. to Century Ave. in 2023. We are planning a second project on East 7th St. up Arcade St. from I-94 to Roselawn Ave. in 2024. The projects will include repaving, sidewalk repairs, and accessibility updates to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Summary of work

  • Repave the roads
  • Replace cracked and heaved sidewalks and repair trail along Stillwater Rd.
  • Remove or trim trees causing sidewalks to heave
  • Replace aging traffic signals and add push buttons to assist people with disabilities
  • Replace curb ramps so they are accessible to people with disabilities
  • Improve safety for pedestrians crossing the street
  • Replace aging storm sewers

Traffic impacts


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be provided as details become available. All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.