Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

I-94 Maple Grove to Clearwater

Maple Grove, Dayton, St. Michael, Albertville, Monticello, Hasty, Clearwater

Traffic impacts

I-94 Maple Grove to Clearwater project location map
I-94 Maple Grove to Clearwater project location map.
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All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent. For real-time travel information in this project area or anywhere in Minnesota visit 511mn.org or dial 5-1-1. 

Current

Motorists are advised to follow posted speed limits; fines are up to $300 in work zones. Reduced speed limits are in effect through November.

Road closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
Mon, June 28 through Tue, Aug. 31
Through November
  • The four-way intersection at Territorial Rd. and Fletcher Ln. is reduced to a three-way intersection with a temporary signal. Access to NB Fletcher Ln. from the intersection is closed.
St. Michael to Albertville
Thu, July 29 through Thu, Aug. 5; 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly
  • Watch for closures of I-94 in both directions under the Hwy 241 bridge
    • Detour: Take the Hwy 241 exit ramp and continue onto the Hwy 241 entrance ramp back onto I-94
    • Note: I-94 is reduced to a single lane in both directions leading up to the Hwy 241 exit ramps

Lane closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
Wed, Aug. 4 from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • WB I-94 is reduced to two lanes between Maple Grove Pkwy. and Hwy 610
7 p.m. Fri, Aug. 6 through 9 a.m. Sat, Aug. 7
  • The left local access lane on WB I-94 is closed between the I-94/I-494/I-694 interchange and Hwy 610
9 p.m. Wed, Aug. 4 through 5 a.m. Thu, Aug. 5
  • WB I-94 is reduced to two lanes between Weaver Lake Rd. and Hwy 610
Through September
  • Intermittent lane closures on I-94 in both directions between I-94/I-I694/I-494 and Hwy 101 during non-rush hour times
St. Michael to Albertville
Mon, April 12 through November
  • Wright Co. Rd. 19 is reduced to a single lane in both directions between Wright Co. Rd. 37 and the I-94 bridge
Mon, March 29 through September
  • Hwy 241 is reduced to a single lane in both directions between I-94 and Oakwood Pkwy.
Monticello to Clearwater
Through Mon, Nov. 1
  • I-94 is reduced to a single lane in both directions between Wright Co. Rd. 8 and Hwy 24
    • Monday through Friday from 6 p.m. to 12 p.m. nightly
    • Sunday from 6 p.m. to 12 p.m. nightly

Ramp closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
Fri, Aug. 6 through Fri, Aug. 27
Fri, July 16 through Fri, Aug. 6
Wed, Aug. 11 through Wed, Sep. 1

Lane alterations

Maple Grove to Rogers
Mon, May 3 through September
  • WB I-94 lanes are separated between the I-94/494/694 interchange and Hwy 241
    • Note: Motorists will need to decide which lane to take before the I-94/494/694 interchange. The left lane will be a through lane with no on/off access to local roads until Hwy 241. The two right lanes will provide local access to exits at Weaver Lake Rd., Maple Grove Pkwy., Hwy 101 and Hwy 241.
      • Check out our dashcam video on how to navigate this lane configuration
St. Michael to Albertville
Thu, June 17 through October
  • EB I-94 lanes separated between Wright Co. Rd. 19 and Hwy 241
    • Note: Both the left and right lanes continue on eastbound I-94 past St. Michael. Only the right lane gives access to exits at Co. Rd. 19 and Co. Rd. 37 in Albertville.

Upcoming

Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available.

About this project

I-94 between Maple Grove and Clearwater is undergoing three years of improvements and upgrades along a 39-mile stretch of road. We are adding travel lanes, rebuilding bridges, constructing access lanes, improving drainage, adding an interchange, and resurfacing deteriorating pavement. When complete, motorists will experience improved safety, a smoother road surface, better commercial access for freight and business, and less vehicle congestion.

Summary of work

Reconstruct roads

  • 9 miles between Maple Grove and Rogers (2020-2021)
  • 6 miles between St. Michael and Albertville (2019-2021)
  • 15 miles between Monticello and Clearwater (2019-2021)

Add lanes

  • Add a lane on I-94 in both directions between Hwy 610 in Maple Grove and Hwy 101 in Rogers (total of four each way)
  • Add a lane on WB I-94 between Hwy 241 in St. Michael and Wright Co. Rd. 37 in Albertville and add a lane on EB I-94 between Hwy 241 in St. Michael and Wright Co. Rd. 19 in Albertville (total of three each way)
  • Add a lane on I-94 in both directions between Hwy 25 in Monticello and Hwy 24 in Clearwater (total of three each way)

Build interchanges and construct bridges

  • Build a diverging diamond interchange, trails and sidewalks southeast of Brockton Ln. in Dayton
  • Replace Hwy 241 bridge over I-94 in St. Michael and improve access
    • Construct roundabout at Hwy 241 and O’Day Ave. in St. Michael
  • Replace I-94 bridges over Co. Rd. 19 in Albertville and improve access

Add freight improvements

  • Add 10 parking spaces in Elm Creek Rest Area
  • Install digital signage system with real-time availability of Elm Creek Rest Area spaces
  • Improve the parking lot and sidewalks at the Enfield Rest Area
  • Improve and increase lanes for smoother merging and exiting

Additional local improvements