A few updates on the I-94 Minneapolis to Brooklyn Center project. Plus significant road/ ramp changes in some other projects are below for those interested:
Here is the link to the web page: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i94brooklyncntr/
*The ramp from I-94 west to I-394 west is reduced to one lane until further notice for some nearby bridge work.
*I-94 in both directions will be open to three lanes from I-394 to Dowling Avenue by 5 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9.
*I-394 east ramp to I-94 east will close Aug. 14-28. The detour is Hwy 100 to Hwy 62 west to I-35W north.
*Westbound I-94 will close from I-394 to I-694 from 10 p.m. Friday Aug. 18 to 5 a.m. Mon, Aug. 21.
*The ramp from EB I-94 to 53rd Ave. will close from Aug. 14-Sept. 1 Detour: EB I-94 to Dowling Ave. N to Lyndale Ave. N to 49th Ave. N to Lyndale Ave. N (PDF)
*Both directions of traffic on I-94 will run through the westbound side of the Lowry Hill Tunnel in two lanes in each direction until mid-September.
Trucks and buses weighing more than 9,000 pounds are banned and the speed limit is 40 mph. Prohibited vehicles can take Hennepin/Lyndale exits or use detours.
The ramp from northbound Highway 169 to Bren Road in Edina will close from Aug. 18 to Sept. 1. Detour: Highway 62 west to Shady Oak Road.
The ramp from Bren Road to Southbound 169 will close from Aug. 21 to Sept. 4. Detour: Shady Oak Road to Highway 62.
I have attached a postcard that can be emailed to others who might live or work in this area.
Central and University sidewalk and signal improvements http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy47andhwy65/
Check the web site for the schedule. One change to street configuration: First Street South from Third Ave. to Second Street South is one way going east until Aug. 18.
I-35W and Lake Street http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i35wminneapolis/meetings.html
The project starts the week of Aug. 14. An open house is planned from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 17 at Hope Community, Inc/Children’s Village Center building
611 E. Franklin Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55404
Third Avenue Bridge:
Will have lane restrictions 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily from Aug. 14-17 for bridge inspections.
Highway 5 Bridge at West Seventh Street
The right lane of the Westbound Highway 5 Bridge over the Mississippi River at Fort Snelling will be closed 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. daily Aug. 14-17.
The ramp from Highway 55 to eastbound Highway 5 will be closed as needed.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
Communications and engagement
MnDOT Metro District Public Affairs
1500 West Ramsey County Road B-2
Roseville, MN 55113