Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 51/Snelling Avenue

Roseville and Arden Hills

Traffic impacts

Map of Snelling Avenue project area between Roseville and Arden Hills
Snelling Ave. Roseville to Arden Hills project location map.
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All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent. For real-time travel information in this project area or anywhere in Minnesota visit 511mn.org or dial 5-1-1. 


Permanent closures and access changes

  • Left turn lane from SB Snelling Ave. to Hamline Ave. is permanently closed
    • An opening will remain in the cable barrier that will allow bicyclists and pedestrians to cross at this intersection
  • Permanent access changes at Snelling Ave. and Glenhill Rd. to prevent illegal u-turns
    • Traffic on SB Snelling Ave. can no longer make a u-turn at Glenhill Rd.
    • Traffic can no longer turn left from Glenhill Rd. to NB Snelling Ave.


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available. Traffic impacts during construction are anticipated to be minimal.

Road closures

Mon, May 10 through late-May

Northbound Snelling Ave. to Glenhill Rd is closed as crews construct permanent concrete curbs in median of the Snelling Ave. median to replace temporary posts

  • Detour: North on Snelling Ave. to Co. Rd. E2 to SB Snelling Ave.
Tues, June 1  through mid-June

Southbound Snelling Ave. to Glenhill Rd. is closed as crews construct a triangular center island separating the lanes on Glenhill Rd. to increase safety for traffic entering and exiting

  • Detour: South on Snelling Ave. to Asbury St.

About this project

Summary of work

  • Install cable median barrier between Co. Rd. C and 1-694
  • Extend left turn lanes at Lydia Ave. W Co. Rd. C2 and Co. Rd. C.