We realize the weekend, for many of you, means travel.
Soccer games. Fishing openers. Lacrosse matches. It all adds up to miles behind the wheel.
And, since it’s officially “Construction Season” here in the Twin Cities great area, you need to find the fastest way from Point A to Point B.
Here’s a handy guide to ALL of the projects happening around the metro this weekend. And trust us, there are a LOT.
And, yes, the Minnesota Fishing Opener is this weekend. Plan ahead with the new statewide traffic impacts map.
Hwy 5 between Davern St in St. Paul and Hwy 55 will be reduced to one lane in each direction through Nov. 2016. Several ramps closed, too.
Hwy 5 Chanhassen
Right turns to eastbound Hwy 5 from Market Blvd and Dakota Ave. are closed and detoured through July 30.
Hwy 7 over Hwy 100
Hwy 7 between Wooddale Ave. and Beltline is closed until Nov. 2016. Several Ramp closures, including: All ramps to and from both directions of Hwy 100 and Hwy 7, Minnetonka Blvd to SB Hwy 100, 36th Street ramp to NB Hwy 100, and NB Hwy 100 to 36th St. (through Aug. 2016).
Hwy 8 in Taylors Falls
Hwy 8 closed in both directions between the south and north intersections of Hwy 95 in Franconia/Shafer Townships and Taylors Falls until October. Detour through Osceola using Hwy 95, Hwy 243 and Wisconsin Hwy 35.
Hwy 10 in Ramsey
Westbound Hwy 10 will be restricted to a single lane at Armstrong Blvd. in Ramsey on Sat, May 14 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Hwy 13 and Hwy 77 in Eagan
Hwy 13 at Hwy 77 in Eagan reduced to one lane and the following ramps are closed through May 24: Hwy 77 NB ramp to SB Hwy 13 and Hwy 13 SB ramp to SB Hwy 77.
Hwy 36 in Roseville
Ramps at eastbound Hwy 36 and Lexington Ave. closed through mid-Sept.
Hwy 61 & Hwy 97 in Forest Lake
Both directions of Hwy 61 between the north intersection of Hwy 97/Scandia Trl and 202nd St traffic will be reduced to a single lane on the east side of the road through late August.
Hwy 61 and Hwy 101 in Eden Prairie
Hwy 61 will be closed east of the Co Hwy 61/101 roundabout beginning 6 a.m. Mon, May 16 through Mon, May 30.
Hwy 77 in Apple Valley
Palomino Drive over Hwy 77 in Apple Valley closed through May 17.
Hwy 100 from West 36th St to Hwy 62
The Benton Ave./Normandale Rd Ramp to northbound Hwy 100 closed from May 10 to May 16. Hwy 100 is reduced to two lanes in each direction through late July. Other ramp closures include: 50th St. ramp to NB Hwy 100 (through Aug.) and 70th Street ramp to SB Hwy 100 (through June).
Hwy 169 in New Hope
Ramp closures through mid-July: Northbound Hwy 169 ramp to 49th Ave. and Rockford Rd Ramp to northbound Hwy 169.
Hwy 280 in St. Paul and Lauderdale
The interchange between Hwy 280 and I-35W closed through mid-July. Ramp closures include: ramps between Hwy 280 and I-35W; Ramps between southbound Hwy 280 and Larpenteur Ave until mid-June; from Como Ave. to northbound Hwy 280.
I-35E in St. Paul
Southbound I-35E ramp to University Ave. and University Ave. ramp to southbound I-35E/westbound I-94 closed May 11 for several weeks. All I-35E ramps at Phalen Blvd/Pennsylvania Ave. are permanently closed until the project is completed. L’Orient St. is closed between Genessee St. and Acker St. for several months.
I-35E in Vadnais Heights
Both directions of I-35E is now restricted to a single lane of traffic between Co Rd E and Co Rd J. Hwy 96 is also reduced to a single lane of traffic between White Bear Pkwy and Centerville Rd in both directions through late June. There are also several ramp closures through mid-to-late June, including: NB I-35E ramp to Co Rd E, Co Rd E ramp to NB I-35E, SB I-35E ramp to Hwy 96 and Access from eastbound Hwy 96 to NB I-35E.
I-35W in New Brighton
The ramps between NB I-35W and Co Rd E2 on the east side of the interstate are closed through mid-June. The Co Rd E2 bridge spanning I-35W is closed through mid-August.
I-494 in Eagan
Pilot Knob Rd at I-494 in Eagan reduced to one lane through May 17.
I-494 West Metro
I-494 between I-94/I-694 in Maple Grove and I-394 in Minnetonka will be shifted to the southbound side of I-494 while crews work on northbound I-494, along with several types of other closures, including ramp and lane closures.
I-94 in St. Paul
Cretin Ave bridge closed through June 6. Prior Ave. bridge closed through early August.
I-94 from St. Paul to Maplewood
Double lane closures in both directions of I-94 on Sat, May 14 to Sun, May 15. The ramp from eastbound I-94 to E. 7th St. is closed until early June. Also, ramps are closed from Century Ave. to Eastbound I-94; Westbound I-94 to Century Ave.; Ruth St. to Westbound I-94; and White Bear Ave. ramp to Eastbound I-94 closed.
For real time traffic information and road conditions, visit 511mn.org, download our 511 app, or dial 5-1-1.