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
Tue, Aug. 31 through late October
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.

Lane closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
7 p.m. Sun, Oct. 17 through 5 a.m. Mon, Oct. 18
  • WB I-94 is reduced to a single lane between Hwy 169 and Weaver Lake Rd.
Through October
  • 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
Through Mon, Nov. 1
  • The left lane on the WB I-94 local access road is closed between the Wright Co. Rd. 37 entrance ramp and the Wright Co. Rd. 19 exit ramp
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 October
  • 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 nightly
    • Note: No closures occur on Saturdays

Ramp closures

Maple Grove to Rogers
9 p.m. Sun, Oct. 17 through 5 a.m. Mon, Oct. 18
  • The ramp from NB I-494 to WB I-94 is closed
    • Detour: EB I-694 to Hwy 169 to WB I-694 to WB I-94
Mon, Oct. 18 through Sat, Oct. 23; 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly
  • The ramp from Weaver Lake Rd. to WB I-94 is closed
    • Detour: Weaver Lake Rd. to Elm Creek Blvd. to 93rd Ave. to Maple Grove Pkwy. to WB I-94
10 p.m. Fri, Oct. 15 through 9 a.m. Sat, Oct. 16
  • The flyover ramp from WB I-94 to Hwy 101 is closed
    • Note: Access to Hwy 101 is maintained at the ramp intersection
Mon, Oct. 11 through Fri, Oct. 15; 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly
  • The ramp from NB I-494 to WB I-94 is closed
    • Detour: EB I-694 to Hwy 169 to WB I-694 to WB I-94
St. Michael to Albertville
Through late October
Mon, Aug. 30 through Mon, Nov. 1

Lane alterations

Maple Grove to Rogers
Mon, May 3 through Mon, Oct. 18
  • 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.
Monticello to Clearwater
Fri, Oct. 15
  • EB I-94 lanes between Hwy 25 and Wright Co. Rd. 8 return to normal configuration
    • Note: Two lanes are available. This lane configuration is in place through the winter.

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