Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 55

Inver Grove Heights, Eagan, Mendota, Mendota Heights and Minneapolis

This webpage is not updated over the weekend/overnight. For up-to-date information on traffic impacts, visit 511mn.org.

Traffic impacts

Highway 55 between Bloomington Road in Minneapolis and Hwy 52 in Inver Grove Heights project location map

Hwy 55 project location map.

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All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.


Lane closures

Thu, April 11 through November; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily
  • EB Hwy 55 is reduced to one lane over the Mendota Bridge
    • Speeds are reduced to 45mph in both directions

Trail closures

Mon, May 13 through November


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be added as details become available. Motorists can expect reductions in Hwy 55 lane width over the Mendota Bridge during construction.

About this project

The goal of this project is to improve the ride (smoothness), restore the pavement and redeck or repair bridges in the project area, as well as replace the bridge railing and lighting on the Mendota Bridge.

Summary of work

  • Replace railing and lighting on the Mendota Bridge (May-November 2024)
  • Completed: Redecked the Hwy 55 bridges over I-494 and I 35E
  • Completed: Updated pavement on Hwy 55 between Bloomington Rd. in Minneapolis and Hwy 52 in Inver Grove Heights
  • Completed: Repaired pavement on Hwy 55 over the Minnesota River on the Mendota Bridge
  • Completed: Added trail between Mendota Heights Rd. and Blue Gentian Rd.