Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info


Minneapolis, Brooklyn Center

Traffic impacts

Hennepin Lyndale project location map
I-94 Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center project location map
Click map for larger PDF version

Project work is complete for 2017.


Ramp closures

March to July
  • EB I-394 to WB I-94 will be closed (Up to three months)
  • WB I-94 to Hwy 55 will be closed (Up to one month)

Pedestrian bridge closure

May to early Aug.
  • Irene Hixon Whitney Bridge (Connects Loring Park to Walker Art Center/Sculpture Garden)
    • The Whitney Bridge will be closed to walkers and bikers. Detour: Groveland Ave.
    • Anticipated I-94 lane and potential weekend full closures; ramp closures and lane closures on Hennepin and Lyndale Aves.

About this project

Summary of work

Work on I-94 will include:

  • Resurfacing about nine miles of pavement on I-94 between Nicollet Ave. in Minneapolis and Shingle Creek Pkwy in Brooklyn Center
  • Repairing 50 bridges on or over I-94
  • Reconstructing WB I-94 bridge deck over Hwy 252 in Brooklyn Center
  • Repairing tile in (I-94) Lowry and Portland Ave. tunnels
  • Replacing guardrail
  • Improving drainage and concrete barrier in areas
  • Replace all entrance and exit ramps


I-94 road construction video

Watch this video to learn more about the work on I-94