Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Standalone Noise Barrier

Metro area

Completed projects

I-35E in Eagan

I-35E standalone noise wall in Eagan project area map
I-35E standalone noise wall in Eagan project area map.
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Previous noise levels exceeded state/federal noise standards. This area previously ranked 6th in the MnDOT Metro 2016 Noise Abatement Study. The city of Eagan provided a resolution of support for this project and committed to a 10% cost share. A public meeting and voting process was held in September 2017.

Summary of work

  • Constructed new 3,500 ft. long, 20 ft. tall concrete noise barrier
  • Removed trees
  • Installed guardrail


  • Complete: November 2020 through July 2021


  • NB I-35E between Hwy 77 and Cliff Rd. in Eagan


  • Reduce noise levels


  • $3.5 million