Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Current Construction

Projects on Minnesota highways, updated Feb. 8, 2016

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District Offices MnDOT District 7 - Mankato/Windom Metro District - St Paul/Minneapolis MnDOT District 8 - Marshall/Wilmar/Hutchinson MnDOT District 1 - Duluth/Virginia MnDOT District 4 - Detroit Lakes/Morris MnDOT District 2 - Bemidji/Crookston MnDOT District 3 - Baxter/St Cloud MnDOT District 6 - Rochester/Owatonna

Hwys 1–9

Hwy 4

Hwy 4—St. James

Description: Reconstruct 1.6 miles of roadway, upgrade city utility infrastructure, enhance pedestrian accommodations

Construction dates: Spring 2016 - fall 2017
Traffic impacts: Closures, detours

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy4stjames/

Hwy 5 in the Twin Cities Metro

Hwy 5 in St. Paul, near Fort Snelling

Description: Redeck the bridge, refurbish bridge rails and improve drainage structures

Construction dates: April 2015 - Nov 2016

Traffic impacts: Road closures, lane closures, ramp closures, detours

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy5/

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Hwys 10–19

Hwy 10 in the Twin Cities Metro

Hwy 10 at Armstrong Blvd (County Road 83) in Ramsey

Description: Construct interchange

Construction dates: Spring 2015 - Spring 2016
Traffic impacts: Interchange is now open. Occasional closures in Spring 2016.

More information: Anoka County's Hwy 10 website

Hwy 10 in Greater Minnesota

Hwy 10 and 75 in Moorhead

Description: Construct turn lanes, replace sidewalk, upgrade signals, resurface

Construction dates: Spring 2016

Traffic impacts: Detour, lane and sidewalk closures

Hwy 10 and 137th St in Becker

Description: Improve road connections to/from 137th St in Becker. Includes railroad crossing upgrades on 137th St, west of Hwy 10. Led by city and township.

Construction dates: Sept. 2015 – early Summer 2016  

Traffic impacts: Access closed to 137th Street - follow signs.

Hwy 13

Hwy 13 at Annapolis Street in Lilydale

Description: Drainage repair

Construction dates: End of January through March of 2016

Traffic impacts: Shoulder closures with minimal traffic impacts

More information: kirsten.klein@state.mn.us

Hwy 14

Hwy 14 Nicollet to North Mankato

Description: Build 4-lane expansion with bypass of Nicollet/Hwy 111 interchange

Construction dates: July 2015-Nov 2016

Traffic impacts: Detour (2 months each year)

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/14newulmtonmankato/

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Hwy 19

Hwy 19 near Henderson

Description: Replace bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad

Construction dates: April-Nov 2016
Traffic impacts: Closures, detours

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy19henderson/

Hwy 19 Morton to Fairfax

Description: Resurfacing with ADA improvements

Construction dates: Spring 2016
Traffic impacts: Closures, delays

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy19mortontofairfax/

Hwys 20–29

Hwy 23

Hwy 23 from I-90 to Willmar

Description: Passing lane construction

Construction dates: Spring 2016
Traffic impacts: Closures, delays

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23passinglanes

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Hwy 23 from Becks Rd to the Jct of I-35 in Duluth

Description: Reconstruct 1.67 miles of Hwy 23, new bridge at Knowlton Creek, new traffic signals, improve accessibility, drainage

Construction dates: June 1 to October 28, 2016

Traffic impacts: Traffic will be able to use all four lanes except at the bridge location over the winter

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy23grand/

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Hwy 23/Kandiyohi County Rd 5 near Willmar

Description: Construct bridge overpass of Hwy 23

Construction dates: Summer 2015 - Summer 2016
Traffic impacts: Delays, closures

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23kandi5/

Hwy 23 northeast of Duquette, 15.9 miles northeast of S. Carlton county line, 9.5 miles northeast of the S Carlton County line, at the St. Louis River

Description: Resurfacing and bridge work

Construction Dates: Summer 2016

Traffic Impacts: Single-lane traffic controlled by signals or flaggers, temporary lane closures

More Information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy23-carlton-pine-st-louis-county/

Hwy 24

Hwy 24 in Clearwater

Description: Replace the Mississippi River bridge

Construction dates: Aug. 15, 2015 – June 2018

Traffic impacts: Minimal. Existing bridge will remain open while new one is constructed.

More information: mndot.gov/d3/hwy24/

Hwy 25

Hwys 25, 55 in Buffalo

Description: City-led project. City road improvements, reconstruct Hwy 25 downtown, including new roundabout. Construct new connection (Settlers Parkway) from Hwy 25 to Hwy 55, including a new roundabout at Hwy 25/Settlers Parkway.

Construction dates: April 2015-Sept 2016

Traffic impacts: Lane closures with detours

More information: mndot.gov/d3/buffalo/

Hwy 25 north of I-94 in Monticello

Description: Add turn lanes at Hwy 25/CR 75 intersection in Monticello. City led project.

Construction dates: Spring 2016

Traffic impacts: Lane closures, possible detour

More information: City of Monticello

Hwy 29

Hwy 29 and I-94 in Alexandria

Description: Bridge replacement, roadway widening, access improvements, ADA improvements, county highway realignment, turn lane construction, culvert replacement, signals/lighting replacement

Construction dates: July 2015-2016
Traffic impacts: Closures, delays

More information: mndot.gov/d4/projects/alexi94hwy29/

Hwys 30-39

I-35E

I-35E University Ave to Maryland Ave in Saint Paul

Description: Replace existing partial interchange at Pennsylvania Ave with full interchange at Cayuga St, construct frontage road, replace bridges and connect Gateway Trail to Saint Paul trail systems

Construction dates: April 2013-July 2016

Traffic impacts: Lane and ramp closures, local road closures, and detours

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/35estpaul

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I-35E and I-694 in Little Canada, Vadnais Heights

Description: Painting noise walls along I-694 and I-35E Commons

Construction dates: July 20, 2015 through mid-July 2016

Traffic impacts: Shoulder closures, possible ramp closure from Little Canada Road to I-35E

I-35E, Hwy 96, and Goose Lake Road between Little Canada and Lino Lakes

Description: Resurface road, work on area bridges and construct pedestrian trail and MnPASS Lanes

Construction dates: Summer 2015 through fall 2016

Traffic impacts: Weekend road closures, detours, lane and ramp closures

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35vadnaisheights

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I-35E from Kettle Park to South of Kings Rd in Eagan

Description: Constructing a concrete noise wall and guardrail end treatments

Construction dates: Oct. — Dec. 5, 2015 and Spring 2016

Traffic impacts: Minimal traffic impacts

I-35E — Randolph Ave, St. Clair Ave, eastbound Grand Ave, and Ramsey St/Grand Ave bridges in St. Paul

Description: Repair and resurface bridges

Construction dates: June 6 - Sept. 7, 2016

Traffic impacts: Delays, closures
More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35ebridges/

I-35W

I-35W/ I-94 drainage tunnels in Minneapolis

Description: Repair drain tunnels, construct new tunnel access shaft

Construction dates: Fall 2014-Spring 2016
Traffic impacts: Delays, closures

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/stevensavenuempls

I-35W and County Road E2

Description: Replace County Road E2 bridge

Construction dates: Spring 2016
Traffic impacts: Delays, closures
More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/cre2overi35wnewbrighton/

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I-35W and County Road H

Description: Replace bridge

Construction dates: Spring 2016
Traffic impacts: Delays, closures
More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/crhoveri35wardenhills/

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I-35W in Roseville, Arden Hills and New Brighton

Description: Repave I-35W between Hwy 36 and I-694

Construction dates: Spring 2016
Traffic impacts: Delays, closures
More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35wardenhills/

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Hwy 36

Hwy 36 in Roseville

Description: Replace current Hwy 36 bridge with two new bridges, reconstruct and resurface ramps and roadway, replace signal systems at Lexington Avenue

Construction dates: Spring 2016
Traffic impacts: Delays, closures

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy36roseville/

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Hwy 36 at Hwy 120 in North St. Paul and Oakdale

Description: Construct turn lane, install cable median and replace signal

Construction dates: Sept 2015-Nov 2015

Traffic impacts: Lane closures

Hwy 36, 95 St. Croix River Crossing

Description: Reconstruct road, frontage roads and intersections, including interchange at Hwy 95, construct foundations in river for the new bridge, construct St. Croix Crossing Bridge and on and off ramps, install state entry signs, overweight enforcement pull off pad, weigh in motion system and landscaping.

Construction dates: May 2014-2017

Traffic impacts: Lane closures, shoulder closures, river channel restrictions, noise impacts

More information: mndot.gov/stcroixcrossing/

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Hwys 40-59

Hwy 43

Hwy 43 in Winona

Description: Repair current bridge and construct new bridge across Mississippi River

Construction dates: July 2014-fall 2019

Traffic impacts: Minimal — short-term local road detour

More information: mndot.gov/winonabridge/

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Hwy 47

Hwy 47 at 142nd Street in Ramsey

Description: Safety improvements at the intersection of Highway 47 and 142nd Ave.

Construction dates: Aug. 22-Sept. 25, 2016
Traffic impacts: Delays, closures

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy47/

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Hwy 52 in the Twin Cities Metro

Hwy 52 Inver Grove Heights to Coates

Description: Install cable median barrier

Construction dates: March-Sept. 2015

Traffic impacts: Temporary lane closures

Hwy 52 in Greater Minnesota

Hwy 52/Hwy 63 Interchange

Description: Replace existing bridge decks and upgrade Hwy 52 northbound lane additions near the end of the bridge

Construction dates: Spring-Fall 2016
Traffic impacts: Detour

More information: mndot.gov/d6/projects/hwy52-63-interchange/

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Hwy 53

Hwy 53 between Eveleth and Virginia in St. Louis County

Description: Move Hwy

Construction dates: Fall 2015 - Fall 2017
Traffic impacts: Minimal

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy53relocation

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Hwy 53 from Haines Rd to Midway Rd in Duluth

Description: Resurface road, improve accessibility, signal revisions

Construction dates: Sept. 8-June 17, 2016
Traffic impacts: Minimal

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy53-6916-104/

Hwys 60-79

Hwy 61 in the Twin Cities Metro

Hwy 61/ Hwy 97 in Forest Lake

Description: Reconstruct the Hwy 61/ Hwy 97 intersection

Construction dates: Fall 2015-Summer 2016 
Traffic impacts: Delays, closures

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy61and97

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Hwy 61 from Hwy 8 in Forest Lake to Wyoming

Description: Apply a sealcoat

Construction dates: June-Sept 2016

Traffic impacts: Off-peak lane closures

Hwy 61 in Greater Minnesota

Hwy 61, 135, 37, 73, 169, 53 Grand Marais to Grand Portage

Description: Maintain, improve drainage systems

Construction dates: Mid-May 2016

Traffic impacts: Lane closures controlled by signals or flaggers

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy61-grandmarais-grandportage

Hwy 61/Hwy 14 and Gilmore Ave in Winona

Description: Replace signal system at highway intersection

Construction dates: Spring 2016

Traffic impacts: Lane closures, detours

More information: mndot.gov/d6/projects/hwy61winona/

Hwy 62

Hwy 62 in Minneapolis, Richfield and Bloomington

Description: Construct the Intercity Regional Trail (project led by Three Rivers Park District)

Construction dates: Spring 2015 - June 2016

Traffic impacts: Short-term closures, delays, detours

More information: City of Bloomington website

Hwy 63

Hwy 63 Miller Creek in Wabasha County

Description: Replace two bridges over Miller Creek in Wabasha County

Construction dates: May-late-Nov 2015

Traffic impacts: Detour

Hwy 63 Rochester International Airport

Description: Reconstruct interchange at airport and Olmsted County Rd 16

Construction dates: Aug 2015-Aug 2016

Traffic impacts: Intermittent lane closures

Hwy 68

Hwy 68 junction of Hwy 19 to Milroy

Description: Resurfacing with accessibility improvements

Construction dates: Work begins 2016

Traffic impacts: Lane closures

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy68milroy/

Hwy 71

Hwy 71 in Jackson

Description: Reconstruct Hwy 71 north of Jackson and replace the bridge over the Des Moines River

Construction dates: Spring-fall 2016

Traffic impacts: Lane closures, detour

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy71jackson/

Hwy 71/Hubbard County Road 15 in Park Rapids

Description: Reconstruct intersection

Construction dates: Summer 2016

Traffic impacts: Lane closures, detour

More information: mndot.gov/d2/projects/hwy71-parkrapids/

Hwy 75

Hwy 75 and 10 in Moorhead

Description: Construct turn lanes, replace sidewalk, upgrade signals, resurface

Construction dates: Spring 2016

Traffic impacts: Detour, lane and sidewalk closures

Hwy 75 Kent

Description: Realign highway

Construction dates: July 2015 to Fall 2016

Traffic impacts: Detour
More information: mndot.gov/d4/projects/hwy75kent/

Hwys 80-99

I-90

I-90 Winona County Dresbach Bridge

Description: Replace I-90 bridge over the Mississippi River

Construction dates: Late 2012 - Fall 2016

Traffic impacts: Head-to-head traffic on eastbound lanes, detour for westbound I-90 access to southbound Hwy 61, Traveler Information Center closed

More information: mndot.gov/dresbachbridge/

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I-90 Corridor Preservation

Description: Pavement restoration and bridge rehab

Construction dates: 2014-2018

Traffic impacts: Two-way, two-lane traffic and ramp closures as well as rest area closures

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/I90preserve/

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I-90 from Round Lake to Sherburn

Description: Resurface

Construction dates: May 2015-July 2016

Traffic impacts: Two-way traffic with crossovers; reduced speeds

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/I90preserve/

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I-94 in Twin Cities Metro

I-94 in Minneapolis

Description: Reconfiguring the current ramp from westbound I-94 to serve Seventh Street instead of Fifth Street

Construction dates: August 2015-August 2016

Traffic impacts: Ramp closures, weekend closures, lane and shoulder closures, detours

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94minneapolis/

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I-94 in St. Paul

Description: Repair and upgrade nine bridges between Pelham Ave. and Dale St. in St. Paul

Construction dates: April 2016 – September 2016

Traffic impacts: Closures, detours

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94bridges/

I-94/ I-35W drainage tunnels in Minneapolis

Description: Repair drain tunnels, construct new tunnel access shaft

Construction dates: Fall 2014-Spring 2016

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/stevensavenuempls

I-94 west of Manning Ave in Woodbury to west of St. Croix River Bridges in Lakeland

Description: Replace and/or repair drainage pipes

Construction dates: Mid-April - early Aug 2015

Traffic impacts: Lane Closures

I-94 – MacKubin & Grotto Street pedestrian/bike bridges in St. Paul

Description: Rebuild pedestrian/bike bridges over I-94, west of downtown St. Paul

Construction dates: April-Oct 2016
Traffic impacts: Non-peak lane closures, delays

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94mackubinstpaul

I-94 – East St. Paul to Woodbury

Description: Resurface road, construct auxiliary lane and emergency pull-offs, build noisewall and replace part of an existing noisewall, repair bridges.

Construction dates: Spring 2016 - Fall 2017

Traffic impacts: Lane closures, delays

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94stpaul

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I-94 in Greater Minnesota

I-94 and Hwy 29 in Alexandria

Description: Rebuild the I-94/Hwy 29 interchange and expand Hwy 29 to four lanes south of I-94

Construction dates: July 2015 - fall 2016
Traffic impacts: Closures, detour

More information: mndot.gov/d4/projects/alexi94hwy29/

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I-94/Hwy 75 – Moorhead

Description: Reconstruct the current interchange to address mobility and capacity issues along the two corridors.

Construction dates: Spring 2016 - fall 2017
Traffic impacts: Detour

More information: mndot.gov/d4/projects/moorhead/

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Hwy 96

Hwy 96 at Manning Ave in Grant and Stillwater

Description: Washington County led project. Construct roundabout.

Construction dates: June - September 2016

Traffic impacts: Temporary lane closures

Hwys 100-199

Hwy 100

Hwy 100 in St. Louis Park, Edina and Bloomington

Description: Interchange reconstruction

Construction dates: Aug 2014-Nov 2016

Traffic impacts: Lane closures, detours

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy100slp/

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Hwy 100 at Duluth Street in Golden Valley

Description: Construct HOV bypass lane on entrance ramp from Duluth Street to Hwy 100

Construction dates: May-July 2016

Traffic impacts: Ramp closure, detour
More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy100duluthramp/

Hwy 101

County Road 101, formerly Hwy 101 - Minnesota River Crossing

Description: Carver County led flood mitigation project - County Road 101 between existing Minnesota River bridge in Shakopee and Hwy 61/Flying Cloud Drive in Chanhassen interchange reconstruction

Construction dates: Spring 2014 - June 2016 (River Crossing opened Nov 2015)
Traffic impacts: Lane closures, delays

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy101river/

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Hwy 120

Hwy 120 at I-694 in Maplewood and White Bear Lake

Description: Construct turn lanes, work on signals and sidewalk

Construction dates: Sept-Oct 2015

Traffic impacts: Lane closures

Hwy 169 in the Twin Cities Metro

Hwy 169 between Golden Valley and Edina

Description: Replacing driving surface of bridge over Nine Mile Creek and reconstructing pavement.

Construction dates: Fall 2016 through Fall 2017
Traffic impacts: Road, lane and ramp closures; delays and detours

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy169hopkins/

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Hwy 169 in Greater Minnesota

Hwy 169 north of Milaca

Description: Reconstruct 6.4 miles of northbound Hwy 169 north of Milaca, extend turn lanes.

Construction dates: April-Aug 2016

Traffic impacts: Lane closures, reduced speed limits

More information: mndot.gov/d3/newsrels/15/08/18hwy169.html

Hwy 169 from Mankato to Saint Peter

Description: Resurface southbound lanes, raise flood-prone areas, revise intersections in north St. Peter

Construction dates: Feb 2016 - fall 2016

Traffic impacts: Lane restrictions

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/floodmitigation/

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Hwy 169 Cross-Range Expressway

Description: This project will expand Hwy 169 from two- to four-lanes from the east end of the Bovey Bypass, east 1.55 miles through Taconite.

Construction Dates: Spring 2016 to fall 2017

Traffic Impacts: Lane closures

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy169-cross-range/

Hwy 169 Eagles Nest Lake Reconstruction

Description: Make safety improvements to Hwy 169 from Six Mile Lake Road to Bradach Road

Construction Dates: Fall 2016 to fall 2017

Traffic Impacts: Lane closures

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy169eagles/

Hwys 200-299

Hwy 210

Hwy 210 County Rd 151 (Jay Cooke Rd) to Hwy 23 in Jay Cooke State Park

Description: Resurface damaged sections, improve drainage, flatten slopes

Construction dates: Late-May 2015 – Late 2017

Traffic impacts: Road closure

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy210future/

Hwy 212

Hwy 212 Shady Oak Road

Description: Shady Oak Road reconstruction (Led by city of Eden Prairie)

Construction dates: Spring 2014-June 2016

Traffic impacts: Closures, delays, detours

More information: Eden Prairie project website

Hwy 250

Hwy 250 near Lanesboro

Description: Bridge replacement and roadway realignment

Construction dates: May-Oct 2016
Traffic impacts: Closures, delays, detours

More information: mndot.gov/d6/projects/hwy250-bridge/

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Hwy 280

Hwy 280—St Paul, Lauderdale and Roseville

Description: Resurface road, improve drainage, rebuild ramp from northbound Hwy 280 to northbound I-35W

Construction dates: Spring and summer 2016
Traffic impacts: Closures, delays, detours

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy280/

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Hwy 280 reconstruction & surrounding projects

Description: Bridge repair, reconstructing and resurfacing roadway, MnPASS addition

Construction dates: Spring 2016 – Fall 2017
Traffic impacts: Road closures, lane closures, ramp closures, detours, temporary bypass

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy280reconstruction/

Hwy 371

Hwy 371 Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Jenkins

Description: Expand to four lanes and improve access along the corridor, includes the Paul Bunyan Trail and new interchange at County Rd 11 in Pequot Lakes.

Construction dates: January 2016 through fall 2017

Traffic impacts: Closures, delays, detours

More information: mndot.gov/d3/hwy371/

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Hwys 300-694

I-494

I-494 in Minneapolis, Richfield and Bloomington

Description: Construct Intercity Regional Trail (project led by Three Rivers Park District)

Construction dates: Spring 2015-June 2016

More information: City of Bloomington website

I-494 in Plymouth

Description: Repair pavement, bridge decks and ramps, and add a third lane between Hwy 55 and the I-94/694 interchange

Construction dates: Spring 2014-Spring 2016
Traffic impacts: Closures, delays

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i494plymouth/

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Hwy 610

Hwy 610 in Maple Grove

Description: Project extending Hwy 610 between Elm Creek Boulevard and I-94
Construction dates: Fall 2014-Fall 2016
Traffic impacts: Non-rush hour lane closures
More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/610west

I-694

I-694 and I-35E in Little Canada, Vadnais Heights

Description: Painting noise walls along I-694 and I-35E Commons

Construction dates: July 20, 2015 through mid-July 2016

Traffic impacts: Shoulder closures, possible ramp closure from Little Canada Road to I-35E

I-694 between Rice Street in Shoreview and Lexington Avenue in Arden Hills

Description: Reconstruct I-694, add third general purpose lane and rebuild interstate ramps

Construction dates: Spring 2016 - Fall 2017

Traffic impacts: Closures, delays

More information: mndot.gov/enhance694

I-694 in New Brighton, Fridley

Description: Painting five bridges between I-35W and East River Road

Construction dates: Aug. 15 through Oct. 7, 2016

Traffic impacts: Four weekend closures, I-694 closed and detoured

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