MnDOT I-35W@94 project update (weekend ramp closures postponed)

Greetings,

This is an update for the I-35W@94 project. I have included some other projects in Hennepin County for those interested.

The recent and anticipated rain has changed some plans. The weekend ramp closures to and from I-35W near downtown are postponed until the weekend of Oct. 18-21. Anything with a new date is highlighted in yellow and marked updated.

lease check www.511mn.org for real-time updates and the project web page. All closures are weather permitting and subject to change.

Minnesota Department of Transportation

Here is the list with highlighted updates:

I-35W@94 http://www.dot.state.mn.us/35w94/

· The ramp from I-35W north to 3rd Street is closed until Oct. 11. See item below highlighted in light blue for more info about city of Minneapolis project.

· I-35W south is closed between I-94 and Highway 62 from 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 to 12:01 a.m., Friday, Oct. 4.

· I-94 east between I-394 and I-35W is closed from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4.

· Postponed The ramp from I-35W south to I-94 west is closed from 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7.

· Postponed The ramp from I-35W north to 3rd/4th/Washington is closed 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7.

· Postponed The ramp from Highway 55 west to Washington Avenue and 3rd Street is closed from 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7.

Upcoming:

· The 40th Street bridge will open in early October.

· Both directions of I-35W are closed from 10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 to 5 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10.

· Both directions of I-35W are closed from 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 to 5 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11.

· Updated The ramp from I-35W south to I-94 west is closed from 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21. Detour: Highway 280 to I-94 west.

· Updated The ramp from I-35W north to 3rd/4th/Washington is closed 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21.

· Updated The ramp from Highway 55 west to Washington Avenue and 3rd Street is closed from 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21.

·

Please visit the web page for local Minneapolis street closures.

Here are some updates on some other projects in Hennepin County:

MnDOT projects:

I-94 Maple Grove to Clearwater https://www.dot.state.mn.us/i94-mg-clearwater/index.html

· Watch for overnight lane closures of I-94 in both directions starting at 7 p.m. and ending at noon westbound between Maple Grove and Rogers. These are nightly except Saturday night.

· NEW Watch for overnight lane closures on I-94 east between I-494 and Highway 241 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. through November.

· I-94 east is reduced to one lane along the median between Wright County Road 19 and Highway 241 in St. Michael 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly through Nov. 1.

· I-94 west is reduced to one lane along the median or shoulder between Highway 241 in St. Michael and Wright County Road 19 in Albertville through Nov. 1, Monday through Fridays.

· Central Avenue bridge over Highway 12 Wayzata http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy12andcountyroad101bridge/

· The Central Avenue/County Road 101 bridge is closed until early November. See web page for detours.

· The ramp from Highway 12 west to County Road 101 south is closed through Oct. 25.

· The ramp from Highway 12 east to County Road 101 south is closed through Oct. 25.

I-35W Noise walls Bloomington http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/noisewallrepairs2018/

· Upcoming: Work will resume near 106th Street ramp in Bloomington in October. Work on all other noise walls on the project is complete.

I-35W Fifth Street Bridge Minneapolis http://www.dot.state.mn.us/35w94/

· The 5th Street pedestrian bridge over I-35W is open. However, the project is not complete.

I-94 Minneapolis 22nd and 25th Avenue bridges http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i94and25thavebridge

Upcoming

· Update Work will start in late-October

MnDOT maintenance:

The next three closures are for ramp paving:

Highway 7 Minnetonka

· Update The ramp from Highway 7 west to Baker Road is closed from 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 to 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5.

· Update The ramp from Highway 7 west to Baker Road will close at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 to 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5.

· Update The ramp from Lake Street extension to Highway 7 west is closed from 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 to 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5.

Highway 212 Eden Prairie

· Update The ramp from Highway 212 east to I-494 east is closed from 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7.

I-494/I-35W Bloomington

· Update The ramp from I-494 east to I-35W north is closed from 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8.

· Update The ramp from I-494 west to I-35W south is closed from 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 to 5 a.m. Tuesday. Oct. 8.

· Update The right lane of I-494 in both directions is closed between Lyndale Avenue and Penn Avenue from 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8.

· Update The right lane is closed of I-35W in both directions between 82nd Street and 76th Street from 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8.

I-394 Minneapolis

· Watch for double lane closures in both directions at Penn Avenue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily Monday, Oct. 7 to Friday, Oct. 11.

Highway 12 Minnetonka

· Watch for lane closures in both directions at Carlson Parkway from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily Monday, Oct. 7 to Friday, Oct. 11.

I-35W Minneapolis

· I-35W in both directions the left lane is closed between University Avenue and Washington Avenue for bridge inspection from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7.

· NEW The ramp from I-35W south to I-494 east is closed from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Projects by other jurisdictions affecting MnDOT highways and ramps:

I-35W Minneapolis (11th Avenue bridge repair) (Minneapolis project http://www.minneapolismn.gov/cip/currentprojects/major-bridge-repair

· The ramp from I-35W north to Third Street and Fourth Street is closed until Oct. 11.

· The ramp from Highway 55 west to Third Street is closed until Oct. 11.

I-494 and Rockford Road bridge (City of Plymouth project) https://www.plymouthmn.gov/departments/public-works/project-spotlight/street-projects/county-road-9-bridge-over-i-494

· The Rockford Road bridge over I-494 is closed until late October.

· Watch for single and double lane closures of I-494 overnight near the bridge.

· I-494 south is closed at the bridge from 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 to 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3.

· I-494 north is closed at the bridge from 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 to 7 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4.

I-494 / Highway 100 (Southwest Light rail) https://metrocouncil.org/transportation/projects/current-projects/southwest-lrt.aspx

· Highway 62 east is reduced to one lane from Shady Oak Road to Highway 212 until Oct. 22.

· The right lane of the ramp from Valley View Road in Eden Prairie to Highway 212 is closed until Friday, Oct. 4

I-494 Bloomington/Richfield(Orange Line) https://www.metrotransit.org/metro-orange-line

Upcoming:

· Updated The ramp from I-35W south to I-494 west is closed Oct. 21-Nov. 4. Detour: Highway 62 west to Highway 100 south to I-494.

Dave Aeikens

Minnesota Department of Transportation

Metro Communications and Engagement

Phone: 651-234-7511

Cell: 651-775-1261

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