Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-94 East Metro Interchange

Oakdale, Maplewood, Woodbury

Traffic impacts

Project map of I-94/494/694 Interchange and bridge safety reconstruction

I-94 East Metro Interchange Project location map for 2019.

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All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.

Lane Closures

Aug. 12 through late fall
  • NB I-494 between Valley Creek Rd. and the I-94/494/694 Interchange is reduced to two lanes

Ramp Closures

Wed, Oct. 23 through mid-November - weather permitting
  • The following ramps are closed:
    • SB I-494 to Tamarack Rd.
      • Detour: SB I-494, to the Valley Creek Rd. exit, to NB Weir Dr.
    • Tamarack Rd. to SB I-494
      • Detour: Bielenberg Dr. or Weir Dr., to the Valley Creek Rd. Interchange
7 p.m. Fri, Sept. 27 through mid-November
  • Ramp from 10th St. to SB I-694
Late May through late November
  • Ramp from 10th St. to NB I-694


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be provided as details become available.

About this project

The I-94/I-494/I-694 interchange and bridge safety reconstruction project consists of rebuilding the ramp to improve the curvature. The southbound auxiliary lane, buffer lane and reconstructed ramp will provide more space for trucks to slow and better navigate the ramp.

Summary of work

  • Replace and widen northbound and southbound interchange bridges
  • Repair pavement
  • Construct new southbound auxiliary lane from 10th St. to I-94
  • Construct new southbound auxiliary lane from I-94 to Tamarack Rd.
  • Add northbound and southbound buffer lanes
  • Reconstruct ramp