Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-494

Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul

Traffic impacts

Current

All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.

Lane closures

9 a.m. Fri, Feb. 14 through 4 a.m. Fri, Feb. 28
  • NB Hwy 13 is reduced to one lane at I-494

Upcoming

Information about upcoming closures will be provided as details become available.

About these projects

Summary of work

I-494 project location map

I-494 between the Minnesota River and Hardman Ave. project location map.

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Minnesota River to Hardman Ave.
  • I-494 bridge decks over I-35E
    • Resurface
    • Replace joints
  • Repair I-494 pavement between 3rd Ave. and the east side of the Minnesota River bridge
  • Improve drainage and construct ponds
  • Replace lighting
  • Add turn lane and replace signals at I-494 and Pilot Knob Rd.
I-494 project location map

I-494 between Blaine Ave. and Hardman Ave. project location map.

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Complete: Blaine Ave. to Hardman Ave.
  • I-494 bridge deck over Concord St./Hwy 156
    • Widened and resurfaced
    • Replaced joints
  • Constructed auxiliary lane on WB I-494 between Hardman Ave. and west of 7th Ave.
  • Replaced or repaired I-494 pavement between Hardman Ave. and 5th Ave.
  • Improved drainage and constructed ponds
  • Constructed noise and retaining walls

STEM program

MnDOT recognizes the need to develop a diverse and talented workforce to fulfill our vision of creating a safe, efficient and sustainable transportation system for the future. 

MnDOT partnered with other organizations to create an interactive program to integrate bridge architecture, design and engineering into a school curriculum.