Orange barrels on a highway

Diverging Diamond Interchange

An Overview

Diverging Diamonds in the headlines




Claudia Dumont
Project Manager
District 3, St. Cloud


MnDOT will be constructing Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDI) throughout the state. They:


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Driving a DDI

Traffic crisscrosses at either end of the bridge, so instead of making hard left turns, drivers veer to the left for access.


Pedestrians will cross to the middle of the bridge and walk in the middle between the eastbound and westbound lanes with protective barriers on either side.