Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-94

St Paul, Oakdale, Landfall, Maplewood, Woodbury

Traffic impacts

Map of I-94 project area in St. Paul
I-94 project area. Click map for larger PDF version.

Watch the I-94 Project Construction video series to learn how to navigate the project area this coming construction season. You can also view graphics for tips on driving through the project area.

Current

Drivers should expect lane restrictions in both directions and traffic delays as project work continues between St. Paul and Maplewood. There are also several ramp closures and detours.

Lane closures

Fri, June 23 through Sat, June 24; overnight from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • The right lane (local access lane) and all ramps on WB I-94 between Hwy/120 Century Ave. and Mounds Blvd. will be closed
  • All WB I-94 traffic between Maplewood and St. Paul will be routed to the far left lane (thru access lane)
June 22 through mid-July
  • Right lane on NB Hwy 120/Century Ave. from just south of I-94 to 3M/Innovation Rd is closed
June 8 through Thu, June 22
  • Right lane on SB Hwy 120/Century Ave. from I-94 to Brookview Dr. is closed

Ramp closures

Fri, June 23 through August
  • Hudson Rd. to WB I-94 (the far east entrance ramp in front of 3M) will be closed
Fri, June 23 through fall
  • White Bear Ave. to WB I-94 will be closed
June 2 through Fri, June 23
  • Ruth St. to WB I-94 is closed
    • Detour: SB Ruth St. to Old Hudson Rd to White Bear Ave. to WB I-94. See detour map.
    • Detour: NB Ruth St. to Suburban Ave. to White Bear Ave. to WB I-94. See detour map.
May 13 through mid-summer
  • WB I-94 to Mounds Blvd is closed
    • Detour: WB I-94 to 12th St. to Jackson St. to 11th St. to EB I-94 to Wall St. to 7th St. to Mounds Blvd. See detour map.
  • SB Hwy 61/Etna St. to WB I-94 is closed
    • Detour: SB Hwy 61 to WB I-494 to NB Hwy 52 to WB I-94. See detour map.
  • NB Hwy 61 to WB I-94 is closed
    • Detour: NB Hwy 61 to WB I-494 to NB Hwy 52 to WB I-94. See detour map.
  • WB I-94 to White Bear Ave. is closed
    • Detour: WB I-94 to SB Hwy 61 to Burns Ave. to White Bear Ave. See detour map.
  • Burns Ave. to EB I-94 (McKnight ramp) is closed
    • Detour: McKnight Rd. to Burns Ave. to Ruth St. to Old Hudson Rd. to White Bear Ave. to EB I-94. See detour map.
  • Hudson Pl. to EB I-94 (McKnight ramp) is closed
    • Detour: McKnight Rd. to Burns Ave. to Ruth St. to Old Hudson Rd. to White Bear Ave. to EB I-94. See detour map.
  • Hudson Rd to WB I-94 (the far west on-ramp in front of 3M) is closed
Early-April through fall
  • NB Hwy 61 to EB I-94 is closed
  • SB Hwy 61/Etna St. to EB I-94 is closed

Westbound lane configuration

During project work, WB I-94 traffic has at least two thru lanes and one exit lane in the A.M. At the same time, EB I-94 has at least two travel lanes.

WB I-94 traffic has at least one thru lane and one exit lane in the P.M. At the same time, EB I-94 has at least three travel lanes.

For complete details and visuals for this set-up, visit the I-94 Schedule Page.

Upcoming

Lane closures

Thu, June 29 through Fri, June 30; overnight from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • EB I-94 between St. Paul and Maplewood will be reduced to a single lane. The right lane (local access lane) and all ramps on EB I-94 between Mounds Blvd. and Hwy/120 Century Ave. will be closed.

I-94 Road Construction Video Series

Be ready. Know your route.

Watch this video series to learn about the work on I-94 and how to drive the work zone between Mounds Blvd in St. Paul and Hwy 120/Century Ave. in Maplewood beginning spring 2017. The second year of project work begins in April 2017.

Part 1: Be prepared to choose a lane

Part 2: Moveable barriers

About this project

Summary of work

  • Resurface eastbound & westbound I-94 between Mounds Blvd. to east of Hwy 120/Century Ave.
  • Build a new auxiliary lane & extend the existing auxiliary lane along eastbound I-94 between the exit to East 7th St. and the entrance from Mounds Blvd.
  • Construct two emergency pull-off sites along eastbound I-94 between the exit to East 7th S. and the entrance from Mounds Blvd.
  • Resurface Hwy 61 from north of Burns Ave. to Hwy 5
  • Create trail connections at McKnight Rd. and Century Ave.
  • Update signals and pedestrian access
  • Build a new noise wall and replace part of an existing noise wall between Conway St. and Maple St.
  • Repair Bridges