Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 149 High Bridge

St. Paul, West St. Paul, Mendota Heights

Project complete

Hwy 149 project map
Hwy 149 High Bridge project location map.
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About this project

Construction crews resurfaced Hwy 149/Smith Ave. and Hwy 149/Dodd Rd. between West 7th St. in St. Paul and I-494 in Mendota Heights, and Annapolis St. (Hwy 13) between Hwy 149/Smith Ave. and Cherokee Heights Blvd. in St. Paul, West St. Paul and Mendota Heights. Crews also reconstructed the driving surface (bridge deck) of the Hwy 149/Smith Ave. High Bridge over the Mississippi River. Additional proposed work included:

  • Improved drainage, sidewalks and pedestrian accessibility
  • Replaced signals at five intersections:
    • Hwy 149/Smith Ave. and West 7th St.
    • Hwy 149/Smith Ave. and George St.
    • Hwy 149/Smith Ave. and Annapolis St.
    • Hwy 149/Smith Ave. and Dodd Rd.
    • Hwy 149/Dodd Rd. and the I-494 north ramp terminal
  • Constructed an additional left turn lane from WB I-494 to SB Dodd Rd/Hwy 149
  • Removed several trees within the project limits