Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 51/Snelling Avenue

St. Paul

About this project

Highway 51/Snelling Avenue between Ford Parkway and Montreal Avenue in Saint Paul project area map.

Hwy 51/Snelling Ave. in St. Paul project location map.

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Crews will reconfigure Hwy 51/Snelling Ave. between Montreal Ave. and Ford Pkwy. in St. Paul in 2024. This traffic safety project will construct a center median, reconstruct the traffic signal at Montreal Ave. and Snelling Ave., reduce traffic to one lane in each direction with dedicated left turns at the median breaks, remove parking along Snelling Ave., and construct a new 10’ multi-use trail on the east side of Snelling Ave.

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Summary of work

  • Construct center median along Snelling Ave., with breaks for designated left turns at Bohland
    Ave. and Saunders Ave.
  • Improve drainage along the project area
  • Construct 10’ multi-use trail on the east side of Snelling Ave.
  • Improve the sidewalk on the west side from a 5’ sidewalk to 6’ sidewalk, and install ADA
    crossings along Snelling Ave.
  • Reconstruct the traffic signal at Snelling Ave. and Montreal Ave.

Traffic impacts

All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent. Access to all businesses will be maintained during construction.


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available. Motorists can expect temporary lane closures.