Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown


Transit options

Please consider the many available options to get downtown or around I-35W construction. You will find links to those options to the right.

METRO Orange Line

As part of the 35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown project, Metro Transit will be leading construction on the METRO Orange Line—a 17-mile planned highway Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line that will connect Minneapolis, Richfield, Bloomington and Burnsville along I-35W.

This route will upgrade and replace the existing local Route 535 with enhanced service and amenities, and new station features will benefit other transit riders along I-35W.

The project includes:

  • Street improvements
  • Upgraded transit stations
  • Park & Ride facilities
  • Improved bus routes

For more information, visit the Metro Transit Orange Line Project Website.