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 Construction video series to learn how to navigate the project area during construction. 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.

Completed:

  • All WB I-94 lane resurfacing between St. Paul and Maplewood

Lane closures

July 24 through Sun, July 30; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, as needed
  • Right lane on NB Hwy 120/Century Ave. from Brookview Dr. to 3M/Innovation Rd. will be closed
June 28 through August
  • NB and SB McKnight Rd. will be reduced to a single lane between Burns Ave. and the Sun Ray Lanes bowling alley

Ramp closures

July 20 through Mon, Aug. 7
  • EB I-94 to NB McKnight Rd. is closed
    • Detour: Hwy 120/Century Ave. to Hudson Rd. to McKnight Rd. See detour map.
July 17 through mid-August
  • EB I-94 to White Bear Ave. is closed
    • Detour: EB I-94 to Ruth St. to Suburban Ave. to White Bear Ave. See detour map.
July 17 through Mon, Aug. 7
  • EB I-94 to SB McKnight Rd. is closed
    • Detour: Hwy 120/Century Ave. to Hudson Rd. to McKnight Rd. See detour map.
June 23 through August
  • Hudson Rd. to WB I-94 (the far east entrance ramp in front of 3M) is closed
June 23 through fall
  • White Bear Ave. to WB I-94 is closed
Spring through fall
  • 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
  • SB Hwy 61/Etna St. to EB I-94 is closed
    • Detour: SB Hwy 61 to Bailey Rd to EB I-494 to EB I-94. See detour map.
Spring through August
  • NB Hwy 61 to EB I-94 is closed

Eastbound lane configuration

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

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

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

Upcoming

Lane closures

Mon, July 31 through September
  • Right lane on NB Hwy 120/Century Ave. from Brookview Dr. to 3M/Innovation Rd. will be closed

Ramp closures

Fri, August 4 through September
  • Etna St. to SB Hwy 61 will be closed
    • Detour: 3rd St. E. to Johnson Pkwy to Burns Ave. to SB Hwy 61. See detour map.
  • Mounds Blvd. to EB I-94 will be closed
    • Detour: Mounds Blvd. to Burns Ave. to NB Hwy 61 to EB I-94
  • White Bear Ave. to EB I-94 will be closed
    • Detour: White Bear Ave. to Burns Ave. to NB Hwy 61 to EB I-94
Tue, August 8 through September
  • EB I-94 to Hwy 120/Century Ave. will be closed
    • Detour: EB I-94 to NB I-694 to WB I-94 to Century Ave.

Pedestrian bridge closures

Sat, August 5 through fall
  • The pedestrian bridge just east of Hwy 61 over I-94 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