Minnesota Department of Transportation

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About this project

-94 between East River Pkwy./Franklin Ave. and just west of Hwy 55/Hiawatha Ave./I-35W project area map.

I-94 in Minneapolis project area map

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Crews will conduct bridge preservation and maintenance work on five bridges along I-94 in Minneapolis. These bridges include:

  • I-94 bridge (Dartmouth Bridge) that spans the Mississippi River
  • Riverside Ave. bridge over I-94
  • I-94 over Cedar Ave.
  • I-94 over the Light Rail Transit (Blue Line)
  • I-94 over Hwy 55/Hiawatha Ave.

Summary of work

  • Construct temporary crossovers
  • Repair bridge decks
  • Resurface bridge pavement
  • Remove and replace bridge joints
  • Update guardrails
  • Upgrade drainage
  • Repaint bridge steel

Traffic impacts

All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available. Motorists can expect overnight lane closures on I-94 between downtown Minneapolis and the Franklin Ave. bridge over I-94 in fall 2024. During construction in 2025, motorists can expect I-94 to be reduced to two lanes in each direction between Hwy 55/Hiawatha Ave. and the Franklin Ave. bridge over I-94.