Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 55

Minneapolis

About this project

Highway 55 in Minneapolis project location map

Hwy 55 in Minneapolis project location map.

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Crews will resurface Hwy 55/Hiawatha Ave. between I-35W and Hwy 62, repair bridges from Hwy 55 to 7th St., 8th St. to Hwy 55 and SB Hwy 55 over Franklin Ave.

Summary of work

  • Resurface Hwy 55 between I-35W and Hwy 62
  • Repair three bridges
  • Update accessibility at intersections

Traffic impacts

All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.

Upcoming

Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available. Motorists can expect road, lane and bridge closures with possible closures of side street access. Pedestrians can expect detours for the duration of the project.

Closure details are still being developed. The following tentative traffic impacts are anticipated and subject to change:

Road closures

April 2022
  • I-35W weekend closures for bridge removal
Spring/summer 2022
  • SB Hwy 55 will be closed for 4 months between Downtown Minneapolis and Cedar Ave.
  • SB Hwy 55 will be closed for 2 weeks between Cedar Ave. and 32nd St.
  • NB Hwy 55 will be closed for 2 weeks between Lake St. and 26th St.
  • Franklin Ave. under Hwy 55 will be closed for up to 12 total days
  • SB Hwy 55 weekend closures between 32nd St. and Hwy 62
  • NB Hwy 55 weekend closures between Hwy 62 and 32nd St.

Ramp closures

Spring/summer 2022
  • The ramps from Hwy 55 to downtown (8th St.) will be closed for 4 months
  • The ramps from Hwy 55 to WB I-94 will be closed for 2 weeks
  • The ramps from Hwy 55 to NB I-35W for 3 weeks
  • The ramps from Hwy 55 to 3rd St. and Washington Ave. for 4 weeks