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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Current

All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent. Motorists are advised to follow posted speed limits; fines are up to $300 in work zones.

Road closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
Through November 2021
  • 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.

Lane closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
Mon, Nov. 23 through Wed, Nov. 25
  • The ramp from EB I-94 to SB I-494 is reduced to a single lane at the I-94/494/694 interchange
  • SB I-494 is reduced to three lanes between the I-94/494/694 interchange and East Fish Lake Rd.
    • Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
    • Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon
10 a.m. Wed, Nov. 18 through 2 p.m. Fri, Dec. 11; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily
  • EB I-94 is reduced to two lanes between Hwy 101 and Hwy 610
    • Note: The closure is in place Monday through Friday only
Fri, Nov. 13 through April 2021
  • I-94 is returning to three lanes in both directions between the I-94/I-494/I-694 interchange in Maple Grove and Hwy 101 in Rogers
St. Michael to Albertville
Through November
  • Wright Co. Rd. 19 is intermittently reduced to a single lane in both directions at the I-94 bridge
    • Note: Wright County is working on Co. Rd. 19 east of the Albertville Outlet Mall. For more information, visit the Wright County project website.
  • I-94 is intermittently reduced to a single lane in both directions at night between Hwy 241 and west of Wright Co. Rd. 19
Monticello to Clearwater
Through November
  • I-94 is intermittently reduced to a single lane in both directions between Hwy 25 and Hwy 24

Ramp closures

St. Michael to Monticello
Through November
  • The ramp from EB I-94 to Wright Co. Rd. 37 is closed
    • Follow the signed detour and exit at Wright Co. Rd. 19

Lane alterations

St. Michael to Albertville
Through November
  • EB I-94 lanes are shifted to the existing WB I-94 lanes between Co. Rd. 19 and the Crow River
  • WB I-94 lanes are shifted to the local access road between exit 202 and Co. Rd. 19
    • Two lanes are available at all times
  • WB I-94 lanes are shifted to the widened outside lanes between Hwy 241 and exit 202. Two lanes are available at all times.

Upcoming

Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be provided as details become available. Five I-94 lanes will shift to the eastbound side with an exit lane on WB I-94 between I-94/I-494/I-694 interchange and Hwy 101 in Rogers in 2021.

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