Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-35E Corridor Projects

Downtown St. Paul (I-94) to Little Canada (I-694)

Cayuga project

Map with Cayuga project timeline Click map for larger PDF version

Current traffic impact information

2016 Construction

  • Complete construction and open the ramps to/from SB I-35E at Cayuga St. (opening to traffic spring or summer 2016).
  • Complete construction of the new west frontage road between Cayuga St. and Pennsylvania Ave.


  • Ramps to and from NB I-35E at Cayuga St.
  • Reconstruction of various local roads and I-35E lanes, ramps and bridges
  • Opening of the new MnPASS lanes


I-35E Cayuga improvement project location map
I-35E Cayuga improvement project location
map. Click map for larger PDF version

The Cayuga project is located on I-35E between University Ave. and Maryland Ave. in St. Paul and includes:

  • Replacement of the Cayuga St. bridge, Pennsylvania Ave. bridge and railroad bridges along I-35E
  • Replacement of the existing Pennsylvania Ave./I-35E interchange with a new interchange at Cayuga St. to help correct existing safety and operational issues and provide better freeway access
  • Reconstruct I-35E along a new alignment between Maryland Ave. and University Ave.
  • Add an auxiliary lane in each direction for additional capacity, along with improved roadway layout