MNDOT: I-35W@94 and other Hennepin County projects update

Good afternoon,

Here is an update for the I-35W@94 project email list. I-394 closes overnight Tuesday. Work starts on a Highway 55 bridge in Plymouth. See details below. Please visit the project web pages and www.511mn.org for real-time traffic updates.

All closures are weather permitting and subject to change.

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

· The ramp from 46th Street to I-35W north is closed through September 2021.

· The ramp from I-35W north to 36th Street is closed through September 2021.

Upcoming:

· New I-35W south is closed between I-94 and Highway 62 from 10 p.m. Monday, July 13 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, July 14

· New I-35W north is closed between Highway 62 and I-94 from 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 14 to 5 a.m. Wednesday, July 15.

· Please visit the web page for local street closures.

Other MnDOT projects in Hennepin County:

Around The Airport www.aroundtheairport.com

· Highway 5 east is closed between I-494 and Davern St. in St Paul through July.

Ramp closures through early August:

· Highway 62 west to/from Highway 5 west

· Highway 5 west to Highway 62 east

· Highway 5 west to Bloomington Road

· Highway 62 west to Bloomington Road

· Sheppard Road to Highway 5 west

· Please check the web page for long-term ramp closures and detours.

I-394 Dunwoody Bridge Minneapolis

· Update I-394 east is closed from 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 7 to 5 a.m. Wednesday, July 8 between Highway 100 and I-94. Detour: HOV lane.

I-94 Nicollet to Highway 280 resurfacing http://www.dot.state.mn.us/35w94/schedule.html

Upcoming

· I-94 east is closed between I-35W and Highway 280 July 31-Aug. 2

· I-94 west is closed between Highway 280 to I-35W Aug. 7-10

· I-94 is closed in both directions between the I-394 and I-35W Aug 14-17.

Highway 55 over Luce Line Trail Plymouth http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy55bridge-plymouth/index.html (Fact sheet attached)

· Highway 55 west is reduced to a single lane starting Tuesday, July 7 through August. Watch for flaggers and delays.

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

· The ramp from Maple Grove Parkway to I-94 east is closed through Sunday, July 26.

o Detour: Maple Grove Parkway to 93rd Ave. to Elm Creek Blvd. to Weaver Lake Road to I-94 east

· The ramp from I-94 east to Maple Grove Parkway is closed through Sunday, July 26.

o Detour: I-94 east to Highway 610 east to Maple Grove Parkway

· Please visit web page for closures between St. Michael and Clearwater

Third Avenue bridge http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy65andthirdavebridge/

· The Third Avenue bridge in Minneapolis will be reduced to one lane in each direction with a transit lane and lanes for walkers and bikers through Dec. 31.

Upcoming

· The Third Avenue bridge is closed January 2021 through November 2022.

I-494 France Ave. bridge Bloomington

· The ramp from I-494 east to France Avenue is closed through Tuesday, July 7

· The ramp from southbound France Avenue to I-494 west is closed through Tuesday, July 7.

· The loop ramp from southbound France Avenue to I-494 east is closed through Tuesday, July 7.

MnDOT Maintenance

I-35W Richfield

· I-35W is reduced to two lanes in both directions between 76th and 86th streets through Aug. 31.

Other projects on MnDOT Highways:

Metro Transit Orange Line https://www.metrotransit.org/orangeline

· The ramp from I-35W south to I-494 west is closed through September

Detour: Highway 62 west to Highway 100 south.

Southwest Light Rail https://metrocouncil.org/Transportation/Projects/Light-Rail-Projects/Southwest-LRT.aspx

· The ramp from I-494 west to Flying Cloud Drive is closed through 6 a.m. Oct. 16.

Upcoming:

· New I-494 is closed in both directions between Highway 169 and Highway 212 from 10 p.m. July 16 to 5 a.m. July 17.

Road work continues to be a critical service. MnDOT is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of its employees, contractors and all Minnesotans. Crews continue to follow the guidance of state and federal health officials to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Please let me know if you have questions.

Have a great July 4 holiday.

Thanks

Dave

Dave Aeikens

Minnesota Department of Transportation

Metro Communications and Engagement

Phone: 651-234-7511

Cell: 651-775-1261

FactsheetHwy55Luceline.docx