Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Twin Cities Metro Area Weekend Traffic Impacts

Major traffic impacts this weekend

Weekend Traffic Impacts Map - Metro Area

The Metro Area current weekend traffic impacts map.

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2018 construction season

Updated on: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

We wanted to give you an early start on your travel plans as this weekend is the Memorial Day Holiday - plan ahead and know your route before your travels this weekend.

This map provides an illustrative guide to new and existing traffic impacts set to occur throughout the Twin Cities during the upcoming weekend.

All projects and timelines are dependent on the weather and subject to change.

New this weekend

No new work is occurring this weekend.

Upcoming

These impacts will be happening early next week, after the Memorial Day Holiday.

Hwy 7 Minnetonka to St. Louis Park

  • Beginning Tue, May 29, access to Hwy 7 will close from Oak Ridge Rd/5th Ave. N through Thu, May 31
  • Beginning Tue, May 29, the ramp from WB Hwy 7 to Baker Rd. will close through Tue, June 5

Visit the Hwy 7 Minnetonka to SLP project page for more details.

I-35 North Metro Split from Lino Lakes to Forest Lake

  • Beginning Tue, May 29, the ramp from NB I-35 to EB Hwy 8 will be closed through Fri, June 8
    • Detour: EB Hwy 97 to NB Hwy 61

Visit the I-35 North Metro Split project page for more details.

Hwy 169 in Champlin

  • Beginning Tue, May 29, the intersection of 114th Ave. will be closed at Hwy 169 through mid-June

Visit the Hwy 169 in Champlin project page for more details.

Existing and ongoing

These projects have already begun and continue to have traffic impacts, even over the Memorial Day Holiday.

Hwy 3 in Inver Grove Heights

  • Hwy 3 will be closed between Hwy 149 and Hwy 55 through fall 2018

Visit the Hwy 3 in Inver Grove Heights project page for more details.

Hwy 7 Minnetonka to St. Louis Park

  • The free right turn lane from Fifth Ave. N in Hopkins to Hwy 7 is now closed through August. Motorists should go to the light and turn right

Visit the Hwy 7 Minnetonka to SLP project page for more details.

35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown in Minneapolis

Visit the 35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown project page for more details.

I-35 in Elko New Market

  • I-35 in Elko New Market has lanes narrowed to 11 feet through June 30
  • The Co. Rd. 2 bridge over I-35 is reduced to one lane, one direction traffic at a time controlled by signal systems placed at each end of the bridge through June

I-35 North Metro Split from Lino Lakes to Forest Lake

  • NB I-35 is reduced to two lanes and separated with concrete barriers between Hwy 97 and Hwy 8 until early August.

Visit the I-35 North Metro Split project page for more details.

Hwy 36 Stillwater Lift Bridge

  • The Hwy 36 Stillwater Lift Bridge over the St. Croix River between Stillwater, MN and Houlton, WI is closed to ALL traffic. It will reopen for pedestrian and bicycle traffic in June of 2019.
  • Traffic has been transferred to the new St. Croix Crossing Bridge to the south in Oak Park Heights.

Visit the Stillwater Lift Bridge project page for more details.

Hwy 47 in Minneapolis

  • Hwy 47/University Ave. is closed from Lowry Ave. to 32nd Ave. in Minneapolis until Fri, June 15
    • Detour: Hwy 65/Central Ave.

Visit the Hwy 47 Minneapolis project page for more details.

Hwy 50 in Farmington

  • Hwy 50 is reduced to a single lane with flaggers in both directions through late August

Visit the Hwy 50 in Farmington project page for more details.

Hwy 61 at 15th St. in Hastings

  • SB Hwy 61 is reduced to a single lane through late May

Hwy 62 and 34th Ave. Bridge in Minneapolis

  • One lane of WB Hwy 62 at the 34th Ave. bridge will be closed until Fri, June 15
  • The 34th Ave. Bridge is closed until Fri, June 15

I-94 East Metro (Woodbury to St. Paul)

  • WB I-94 will have overnight lane closures between Hwy 120/Century Ave. and Mounds Blvd from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly through early June. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane at various times during project work and several WB I-94 entrance/exit ramps will also close during the same time frame.
    • Note: At least every other ramp will remain open at all times.

Visit the I-94 East Metro project page for more details.

I-94 Minneapolis to Brooklyn Center

Visit the I-94 Minneapolis to Brooklyn Center project page for more details.

Hwy 95 in Stillwater

  • From 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily during weekdays watch for construction vehicles along the east side of Hwy 95 south of downtown Stillwater. You may encounter single lane traffic on Hwy 95 controlled by flaggers between Hwy 36 and Nelson St. through early June.

Visit the Hwy 95 in Stillwater project page for more details.

Hwy 95/Manning Ave. Woodbury to Denmark Twp

  • Hwy 95 from Bailey Rd. to 70th St. will have periodic lane closures through May.
    • Note: You may also see daily shoulder closures and encounter flaggers in the work zone.

Visit the Hwy 95 Safety Improvement Projects project page for more details

Hwy 149 High Bridge in St. Paul

Visit the Hwy 149 High Bridge project page for more details.

Hwy 169 in Belle Plaine, Jordan

  • Hwy 169 will be a single lane with head to head traffic traveling on the northbound lanes from just south of Hwy 282 to north of Hwy 25 through mid-August
    • Note: For business access, use Hwy 25
  • Hwy 169 will be a single lane with head to head traffic traveling on the southbound lanes from south of Hwy 25 to Hwy 19 through mid-September

Visit the Hwy 169 in Belle Plaine, Jordan project page for more details.

Hwy 169 in Champlin

  • All traffic on Hwy 169 is shifted to the northbound roadway with a single lane in each direction between Hwy 610 and the Mississippi River through mid-July.
  • The Southbound Elm Creek Bridge over the Mississippi River is closed through mid-July
  • The ramp from WB Hwy 610 to NB Hwy 169 will be closed through late September

Visit the Hwy 169 in Champlin project page for more details.

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