Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 6, 2017

I-94 west closure in Minneapolis, Brooklyn Center planned Sept 8-11

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – A section of Interstate 94 west in Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center is scheduled to be closed this weekend for paving.

The closure of I-94 west from Interstate 394 to Interstate 694 will start at 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 and reopen at 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11.

The detour is Interstate 394 to Highway 169 to I-94/694.

The ramps to westbound I-94 will start closing at 9:30 p.m. Traffic will be reduced to two lanes inside the Lowry Hill Tunnel. The closures are weather permitting.

Closures of the eastbound lanes of I-94from Shingle Creek Parkway in Brooklyn Center to I-394 are scheduled for Sept. 15-18 and Sept. 22-25. The closures are needed while crews pave the freeway. The closures are weather permitting.

These closures are part of the I-94 Minneapolis to Brooklyn Center project that started March 20. The project is resurfacing nine miles of freeway, repairing 50 bridges and repairing all ramps from Nicollet Avenue in Minneapolis to Shingle Creek Parkway in Brooklyn Center.

The work this year is expected to be complete by the end of October. Crews will return in spring of 2018 for ramp repairs. The project is scheduled to be complete by July of 2018.

Please see the project web page for more information: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i94brooklyncntr/

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.