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Some long-term I-94 east metro ramp impacts delayed until Aug. 14

The re-opening of the northbound Highway 61 to eastbound Inerstate 94 ramp scheduled for 5 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8 has been delayed until next Monday, Aug. 14. The ramps are not ready to reopen, subsequently, the closure of the Mounds Boulevard to eastbound I-94 ramp will be delayed until Aug. 14.

Closure durations and time frames are all approximate and weather dependent. Visit the project website for all current and upcoming traffic impacts.

I-94 east metro ramp closure update

The ramp from eastbound Interstate 94 to northbound McKnight Road (the loop) will not be closing for project work at this time

See the full list of closures on both westbound and eastbound I-94 from St. Paul to Maplewood

Reminder: Be prepared to choose a lane on westbound I-94

If you or someone you know will be traveling on I-94 between Saint Paul and Maplewood, follow these tips to help be prepared before you drive:

• Drivers traveling on westbound I-94 should be prepared to choose a lane

• Drivers traveling beyond Mounds Blvd should remain in the left lanes and follow the “through traffic, stay left” signs

• Drivers exiting within the five-mile project area between Highway 120/Century Avenue and Mounds Boulevard should stay in the right lane and follow the “local access, stay right” signs

Closure durations and time frames are all approximate and weather dependent.

I-94 east metro lane closures to begin March 31

Roadwork on Interstate 94 between St. Paul and Maplewood is scheduled to restart this Friday, March 31. Actual construction isn’t expected to begin until April 10, however, some temporary lane closures are necessary to enable crews to set up the traffic pattern that will be in place through mid-summer 2017.

Eatbound I-94 from Mounds Boulevard to McKnight Raod will be reduced to two lanes of traffic from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning.

Westbound I-94 from the Interstate 694/Interstate 494 interchange to Highway 61 will be reduced to two lanes of traffic from 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning

Over the next week, motorists can expect alternating lane closures each day during the overnight hours on both east and westbound I-94 from Mounds Boulevard to the I-694/I-494 interchange.

Eastbound I-94 evening lane closure details

Eastbound Intersate 94 between Mounds Boulevard in Saint Paul and Highway 120/Century Avenue in Maplewood will be narrowed to two lanes of traffic from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, March 9. Then, eastbound I-94 in this same area will be narrowed to one lane of traffic from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. that same evening.

These closures are neededfor survey work in advance of this year’s construction project. Closure durations and time frames are all approximate and weather dependent.

Construction: I-94 St. Paul to Maplewood, rescheduled overnight lane closure details

Overnight lane closures on westbound Interstate 94 between Interstate 694 and Mounds Boulevard in Saint Paul have been rescheduled due to the weather.

From 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, to 5 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28, westbound I-94 will be reduced to a single lane from I-694 to McKnight Road. Then, from 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, to 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, westbound I-94 will be reduced to a single lane from McKnight Road to Mounds Boulevard.

The closures are needed to allow construction crews to restore the original lanes that existed prior to the start of the project. Drivers will have three travel lanes in each direction through the project area during winter 2016-2017. You can view the I-94 project schedule on the project website.

Closure durations and timeframes are approximate and weather dependent. During construction, expect delays and if possible, use another route to travel through the project area. Be ready. Know your route before you drive.

Construction update: I-94 East St. Paul to Maplewood

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Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, June 13, road crews will close the northbound Highway 52 ramp to eastbound Interstate 94 to continue work on the auxillary lane. This closure will be in effect until 6 p.m. Friday, June 17. Drivers will be directed to follow the posted detour using Seventh Street to Mounds Boulevard to eastbound I-94.

Closure duration and time frame are approximate and weather dependent. During construction, expect delays and if possible, use another route to travel through the area. Know your route before you drive I-94.

Follow the Minnesota Department of Transportation on Twitter @mndotnews for ramp and lane closures.

For more information about the project, visit: mndot.gov/i94eastmetro.

For questions or concerns about this work, contact our project team: 612-547-3206 or info@i94eastmetro.org. For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org.

Saint Paul Campus construction update

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Construction takes place in the courtyard area between Saint John’s Hall, Founders Hall and New Main from Aug. 29–Sept. 4.  The area will be fenced off, but be aware and use caution.  The first floor exit from Saint John’s Hall onto Maria Avenue is closed except for emergencies. There will be frequent noise from concrete sawing during this time frame. Landscape work takes place the following week and is not expected to be as loud.