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
May 30 through September
  • WB Tamarack Rd. is reduced to a single lane between Weir Dr. and Bielenberg Dr.
  • EB 10th St. is reduced to a single lane between Hallmark Ave. and Helmo Ave.

Ramp Closures

Late May through Sat. Aug. 24
Late May through Tue, Aug. 27
  • Tamarack Rd. entrance ramp to SB I-494
  • NB I-494 exit ramp to Tamarack Rd.
Late May through September
  • Ramp from 10th St. to NB I-694
    • Please note: These ramps listed above are closed to local traffic to accommodate the I-94/I-494/I-694 interchange detours


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