Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-494

Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul

Project complete

About these projects

Summary of work

I-494 project location map

I-494 between the Minnesota River and Hardman Ave. project location map.

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Minnesota River to Hardman Ave.
  • I-494 bridge decks over I-35E
    • Resurfaced
    • Replaced joints
  • Repaired I-494 pavement between 3rd Ave. and the east side of the Minnesota River bridge
  • Improved drainage and construct ponds
  • Replaced lighting
  • Added turn lane and replaced signals at I-494 and Pilot Knob Rd.
I-494 project location map

I-494 between Blaine Ave. and Hardman Ave. project location map.

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Blaine Ave. to Hardman Ave.
  • I-494 bridge deck over Concord St./Hwy 156
    • Widened and resurfaced
    • Replaced joints
  • Constructed auxiliary lane on WB I-494 between Hardman Ave. and west of 7th Ave.
  • Replaced or repaired I-494 pavement between Hardman Ave. and 5th Ave.
  • Improved drainage and constructed ponds
  • Constructed noise and retaining walls

STEM program

MnDOT recognizes the need to develop a diverse and talented workforce to fulfill our vision of creating a safe, efficient and sustainable transportation system for the future. 

MnDOT partnered with other organizations to create an interactive program to integrate bridge architecture, design and engineering into a school curriculum.