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.

Lane closures

Tue, Sept. 3 through November
  • Watch for overnight lane closures on WB I-94 between I-494 and Hwy 241
    • Note: The closures will occur between 7 p.m. and noon daily on weekdays. Saturday closures may last until noon.
Thu, Sept. 5 through Fri, Nov. 1; 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly
  • I-94 is reduced to a single lane in both directions between Hwy 25 in Monticello and Hwy 241 in St. Michael


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be provided as details become available. Motorists can expect narrow, temporary lanes, reduced speeds, non-rush hour lane closures, occasional ramp closures and delays.

About this project

Four work areas in a 39-mile stretch of I-94 between Maple Grove and Clearwater to reduce congestion, improve safety, improve freight traffic, enhance economic vitality and provide a smoother ride.

Summary of work

  • Freeway reconstruction
  • Add lanes
  • Construct Dayton Parkway interchange
  • Rebuild bridges
  • Add concrete barrier

More about work done in each area

Maple Grove to Rogers (2020-2021)
  • Widen freeway shoulders to build temporary lanes in 2019
  • 9 miles of concrete resurfacing between I-494 interchange and Hwy 101
  • Add lane in each direction between Hwy 610 and Hwy 101
  • Build four noise walls in Maple Grove
Dayton Parkway interchange (2020-2021)
  • Build interchange
  • Build trail and sidewalks
St. Michael to Albertville (2019-2021)
  • Reconstruct 6 miles of freeway between Hwy 241 and Wright Co. Rd. 19
  • Reconstruct I-94 bridges over Wright Co. Rd. 19
  • Add new ramp from Co. Rd. 19 to EB I-94
  • Reconstruct Hwy 241 bridge over I-94, add new loop ramp from WB I-94 to SB Hwy 241
  • Add lane on EB I-94 between Wright Co. Rd. 19 and Hwy 241, and on WB I-94 between Hwy 241 and Wright Co. Rd. 37
  • Add raised concrete median barrier
  • Build stormwater basins to improve drainage
Monticello to Clearwater (2019-2021)
  • Reconstruct 14 miles of freeway between Hwy 25 and Hwy 24
  • Add lane in both directions
  • Add cable median barrier between Monticello and Clearwater
  • Build noisewall along north side of WB I-94, west of Hwy 25
  • Add commercial vehicle weigh-in motion sensors into the new pavement
  • Improve drainage, including new water retention ponds