Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 5 and Highway 61

St. Paul and Maplewood

We want to hear from you!

We are seeking community feedback on future improvements along Minnehaha Ave. and Stillwater Rd. in St. Paul and Maplewood, scheduled in 2023. Please provide input on our survey to influence the final design for the project.

About these projects

Highway 5 and highway 61 St. Paul and Maplewood project location map
Hwy 5 and Hwy 61 project map.
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Safety and accessibility improvements are needed on Hwy 5 and Hwy 61 in St. Paul and Maplewood. We are planning a project on Hwy 5 from North Mendota St. to Century Ave. in 2023. We are planning a second project on East 7th St. up Arcade St. from I-94 to Roselawn Ave. in 2024. The projects will include repaving, sidewalk repairs, and accessibility updates to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Summary of work

  • Repave the roads
  • Replace cracked and heaved sidewalks and repair trail along Stillwater Rd.
  • Remove or trim trees causing sidewalks to heave
  • Replace aging traffic signals and add push buttons to assist people with disabilities
  • Replace curb ramps so they are accessible to people with disabilities
  • Improve safety for pedestrians crossing the street
  • Replace aging storm sewers

Traffic impacts


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be provided as details become available. All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.