The MN Department of Transportation announced the following new and existing traffic impacts set to occur throughout the Twin Cities during the upcoming weekend.

New this weekend

 These traffic impacts are new as of this weekend.

Hwy 10 in Arden Hills

  • Beginning Sun, Aug. 11, the ramp from EB Mounds View Blvd. (Co. Rd. 10) to EB Hwy 10 will reopen.

Hwy 12 and County Road 101/Central Avenue in Wayzata

  • Beginning Mon, Aug. 12, the following ramps will reopen:
    • WB Hwy 12 to NB Co. Rd. 101
    • NB Co. Rd. 101 to EB Hwy 12

I-35 Harris and Rush City

  • All lanes of I-35 are now open in both directions between just north of the city of Harris and the Chisago/Pine County line.

I-35W Roseville to Lino Lakes

  • Beginning Mon, Aug. 12, the following ramps will reopen:
    • Lake Dr. to SB I-35W
    • Co. Rd. J to SB I-35W
  • The SB I-35W ramps to/from Lexington Ave. are now open.

I-35W in Minneapolis

  • Beginning 10 p.m. Fri, Aug. 9, SB I-35W is closed between I-94 and Hwy 280 through 5 a.m. Mon, Aug. 12. Ramps will close about an hour earlier.
    • Detour: Hwy 280 and I-94
  • Beginning 10 p.m. Fri, Aug. 9, NB I-35W is closed between I-94 and Washington Ave. through 5 a.m. Mon, Aug. 12. Ramps will close about an hour earlier.

Hwy 62 and France Avenue Bridge in Edina

  • Beginning Mon, Aug. 12, the ramp from France Ave. to WB Hwy 62 will reopen.
  • Beginning 9 p.m. Sat, Aug. 10, Hwy 62 in both directions is reduced to a single lane between Valley View Rd. and Xerxes Ave. through 9 a.m. Sun, Aug. 11.

I-94 Rogers to Maple Grove

  • Beginning Sun, Aug. 11, WB I-94 is reduced to two lanes between Hwy 101 in Rogers and Maple Grove Pkwy. in Maple Grove from 7 p.m. to noon Sundays through Thursdays until early September.

I-94 in St. Paul

  • Beginning 9 p.m. Fri, Aug. 9, the following ramps are closed through 5 a.m. Sat, Aug. 10:
    • To/from WB I-94 and Lexington Ave.
    • To/from EB I-94 and Dale St.

Hwy 169 Bloomington Ferry Bridge

  • Beginning 4 a.m. Sat, Aug. 10, watch for lane closures on Hwy 169 in both directions between Co. Rd. 18 and Pioneer Tr. through 5 a.m. Mon, Aug. 12.
  • Beginning 8 p.m. Fri, Aug. 9, NB Hwy 169 is reduced to a single lane between the Bloomington Ferry Bridge and Anderson Lake Bridge through 8 a.m. Sat, Aug. 10.

Hwy 212/County Road 41 in Dahlgren Township

  • Co. Rd. 41 is closed at Hwy 212 through Mon, Aug. 19.
    • Note: There is no access to/from Co. Rd. 41 and Hwy 212
  • Hwy 212 in both directions is reduced to a single lane between Co. Rd. 36 and Co. Rd. 41 through mid-August.

Hwy 212/County Road 44 in Chaska

  • WB Hwy 212 is reduced to a single lane between Engler Blvd. and Chaska Blvd. through Tue, Aug. 27.

This is part of a city of Chaska and Carver County project. Visit the Hwy 212 and Co. Rd. 44 project page for more details.

I-494 Plymouth

  • Beginning 9 p.m. Fri, Aug. 9, EB I-494 is closed at the Rockford Rd. bridge through 9 a.m. Sat, Aug. 10.
  • Beginning 9 p.m. Sat, Aug. 10, WB I-494 is closed at the Rockford Rd. bridge through 10 a.m. Sun, Aug. 11.
    • Traffic will be diverted to the on/off ramps on Rockford Rd.

This is part of a city of Plymouth project. Visit the city of Plymouth project page for more details.

I-494 South St. Paul to Mendota Heights

  • Beginning 9 p.m. Fri, Aug. 9, WB I-494 is reduced to a single lane and EB I-494 is reduced to two lanes between Hwy 52 and I-35E through 5 a.m. Mon, Aug. 12.
  • Beginning 7 p.m. Fri, Aug. 9, the following ramps are closed through 5 a.m. Mon, Aug. 12:
    • WB I-494 to Hwy 52
    • NB Hwy 52 to WB I-494 and WB Hwy 62
    • Hwy 3 to WB I-494
    • Dodd Rd. to WB I-494
      • Detour: EB Hwy 62

Existing and ongoing

These projects have already begun and continue to have traffic impacts.

Hwy 3 in Inver Grove Heights

  • Hwy 3 is closed between Amana Trail and 60th St. through November.

This is part of a Dakota County project. Visit the Dakota County project page for more details.

Hwy 10 in Arden Hills

  • EB Hwy 10 is reduced to a single lane between I-35W and Ramsey Co. Rd. 96 through early August.

Hwy 12 and County Road 101/Central Avenue in Wayzata

  • The Co. Rd. 101/Central Ave. Bridge over Hwy 12 is closed through fall 2019.
    • Detour: Co. Rd. 6, Vicksburg Ln. N, Gleason Lake Rd., and Wayzata Blvd.
  • The following ramps are closed through Fri, Oct. 25:
    • WB Hwy 12 to SB Co. Rd. 101
    • EB Hwy 12 to SB Co. Rd. 101

Hwy 13 in Prior Lake

  • Hwy 13 in both directions is closed between Hwy 282 and Fairlawn Ave. through late August.
    • Detour: Marschall Rd. and Co. Rd. 42

35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown in Minneapolis

  • The access to downtown (11th St./Grant St.) from NB I-35W is one northbound lane to allow for ongoing construction in the area. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes or use transit to travel in/out of downtown. The access out of downtown (from 12th St./4th Ave.) to SB I-35W is closed through fall 2021.
  • NB I-35W is reduced to three lanes between 46th St. and I-94 through fall 2021.
  • SB I-35W is reduced to three lanes between I-94 and 46th St. through fall 2021.
  • The following ramps are closed through fall 2021:
    • EB I-94 to SB I-35W
    • NB I-35W to WB I-94
    • 5th Ave. to NB I-35W
    • 31st St. to SB I-35W
    • SB I-35W to 35th St.
    • 35th St. to NB I-35W
    • 36th St. to SB I-35W
  • There are several other local street closures and trail and sidewalk impacts.

I-35 North Metro Split from Lino Lakes to Forest Lake

  • NB I-35W is reduced to a single lane between one mile south of the I-35W/I-35E split and I-35 through fall 2019.
  • I-35 lane closures will continue between the I-35W/I-35E split and Hwy 97 through November.
  • Periodic lane closures on I-35 in both directions between Hwy 8 and the I-35W/I-35E split through November.
  • Periodic lane closures on I-35W/I-35E between I-35 and one mile south of the split through November.

I-35W and 5th Street pedestrian bridge in Minneapolis

  • West Side – 9th Ave. between 5th St. SE and 6th St. SE is closed through August.
  • 4th St. ramps to/from I-35W will have periodic closures through August.

I-35W Minnesota River Bridge - Burnsville to Bloomington

I-35W Roseville to Lino Lakes

  • Rosegate beneath I-35W is closed through November.
  • I-35W in both directions is reduced to three lanes between the northern Hwy 10 interchange and Mounds View Blvd. through November.
  • I-35W in both directions is reduced to two lanes between Co. Rd. C and Mounds View Blvd. (Co. Rd. 10) through November.
  • Watch for periodic lane closures on I-35W in both directions between Hwy 36 in Roseville and Sunset Ave. in Lino Lakes through November. The closures may occur from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • The left turn lane from SB Snelling Ave. (Hwy 51) to Hamline Ave. in Arden Hills is closed through November 2021.
  • The ramp from Co. Rd. C to SB I-35W is closed through November.
  • The ramp from SB I-35W to Co. Rd. I is closed through November.

Hwy 36 Stillwater Lift Bridge

  • The Hwy 36 Stillwater Lift Bridge over the St. Croix River is closed to all traffic. It will reopen for pedestrian and bicycle traffic in late fall 2019.

Hwy 62 and Hwy 212 in Eden Prairie and Edina

  • Watch for single lane closures in both directions of Hwy 62 during the day and overnight between I-494 and Hwy 100 through Sun, Sept. 1.

County Hwy 78 Jackson Township to Louisville Township

  • Co. Hwy 78 in both directions is closed between Emery Way and Co. Hwy 69 through mid-August.

This is part of a Scott County project. Visit the Scott County project page for more details.

I-94 Oakdale and Woodbury

  • WB Tamarack Rd. is reduced to a single lane between Weir Dr. and Bielenberg Dr. through September.
  • EB 10th St. is reduced to a single lane between Hallmark Ave. and Helmo Ave. through September.
  • The following ramps are closed through September:
    • Tamarack Rd. entrance ramp to SB I-494
    • NB I-494 exit ramp to Tamarack Rd.
    • Ramp from 10th St. to NB I-694
      • Please note: These ramps listed above are closed to local traffic to accommodate the I-94/I-494/I-694 interchange detours
    • The following ramps are closed through September:

I-94 Rogers to Maple Grove

  • EB I-94 is reduced to two lanes between Hwy 101 and Weaver Lake Rd. from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly Sundays through Thursdays until early September.

Hwy 95/Manning Avenue Cottage Grove to Denmark Township

  • Hwy 95 in both directions is closed between 70th St./Co. Rd. 22 and Hwy 61 through late August.
  • Watch for periodic lane closures on Hwy 95 in both directions between 70th St. and just north of 110th St. through September.

Hwy 100 in Edina

  • Ramp from NB Hwy 100 to 50th St./Vernon Ave. S is closed through Fri, Aug. 30.
    • Detour: Excelsior Blvd.

I-494 in Plymouth

  • The Rockford Rd. bridge is closed through late October. Follow the signed detour.

This is part of a city of Plymouth project. Visit the city of Plymouth project page for more details.

I-494 South St. Paul to Mendota Heights

  • The right lane of I-494 is closed at the Hwy 52 interchange from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly through mid-August.
  • WB I-494 is reduced to two lanes between Bailey Rd. and Hwy 61 through late summer 2019.
  • WB I-494 is reduced to three lanes between Hwy 61 and 7th Ave. through late summer 2019.
  • EB I-494 is reduced to two lanes between 7th Ave. and Hwy 61 through mid-August.
  • Concord St. is open to two lanes in each direction between Richmond St. and Villaume Ave., turn lanes remain closed, through summer 2019.
  • The ramps to/from WB I-494 and Concord St. are closed through summer 2019.
  • The following ramps are closed through mid-August:
    • 5th/7th Ave. to EB I-494
    • Concord St. to/from EB I-494
    • Hwy 52 ramps, loops and collector lane to/from WB I-494 are closed from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.