All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.
Nighttime work and construction noise
Residents that live near I-494 between the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers may hear noise beginning this week as crews work to remove pavement, set barrier and pave the road. We will update you if the schedule changes as this work progresses.
Information about upcoming closures will be provided as details become available.
About these projects
Summary of work
Minnesota River to Hardman Ave.
I-494 bridge decks over I-35E
Repair I-494 pavement between 3rd Ave. and the east side of the Minnesota River bridge
Improve drainage and construct ponds
Add turn lane and replace signals at I-494 and Pilot Knob Rd.
Complete: Blaine Ave. to Hardman Ave.
I-494 bridge deck over Concord St./Hwy 156
Widened and resurfaced
Constructed auxiliary lane on WB I-494 between Hardman Ave. and west of 7th Ave.
Replaced or repaired I-494 pavement between Hardman Ave. and 5th Ave.
Improved drainage and constructed ponds
Constructed noise and retaining walls
MnDOT recognizes the need to develop a diverse and talented workforce to fulfill our vision of creating a safe, efficient and sustainable transportation system for the future.
MnDOT partnered with other organizations to create an interactive program to integrate bridge architecture, design and engineering into a school curriculum.