Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 5 Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport

Minneapolis, St. Paul

Traffic impacts

Hwy 5 Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport project area location map

Hwy 5 MSP International Airport project location map.

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Motorists should plan ahead and allow plenty of additional time to reach their destination, especially those headed to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. This includes those using shuttles, rideshares, taxis. All businesses and residences will remain accessible throughout the project. All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.

Current

Road closures

April 8 through mid-August
  • EB Hwy 5 is closed between I-494 and Davern St. in St. Paul
    • Detour to MSP airport Terminal 1 and EB Hwy 5: NB Hwy 77 to EB Hwy 62 to WB Hwy 5
    • Detour to Terminal 1 from EB I-494: EB I-494 to NB I-35E to WB Hwy 62 to WB Hwy 5

Lane closures

April 8 through mid-August
  • WB Hwy 5 is reduced to a single lane between Davern St. in St. Paul and the Mississippi River bridge

Ramp closures

5 a.m. Mon, Aug. 3 through October
  • The ramp from WB Hwy 5 to EB I-494 is closed
5 a.m. Wed, Aug. 5 through October
  • The ramp from WB I-494 to 34th Ave. is closed
5 a.m. Thu, Aug. 6 through October
  • The ramp from WB Hwy 5 to 34th Ave. is closed
Through mid-August
  • The following ramps are closed:
    • WB Hwy 62 to/from WB Hwy 5
    • WB Hwy 5 to EB Hwy 62
    • WB Hwy 5 to Bloomington Rd.
    • WB Hwy 62 to Bloomington Rd.
    • Sheppard Rd. to WB Hwy 5
    • WB Hwy 55/62 to EB Hwy 5
    • EB Hwy 55/62 to EB Hwy 5
    • EB Hwy 5 to Edgcumbe Rd.
    • EB Hwy 5 to Norfolk Ave.
    • Edgcumbe Rd. to WB Hwy 5

Upcoming

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

Road closures

August through October
  • WB Hwy 5 is closed between the Mississippi River and I-494
    • Detour to airport: WB Hwy 62 to SB Hwy 77 to EB Hwy 5
    • Detour to WB Hwy 5/I-494: WB Hwy 62 to SB Hwy 77 to WB I-494

About this project

Summary of work

  • Resurface Hwy 5
  • Repair ramps to and from Hwy 62, Bloomington Rd. and the Minneapolis  – St. Paul International Airport entrance
  • Repair ramps to I-494
  • Repair 12 bridges
  • Repair drainage