Road Construction This WeekendST. PAUL, MN May 17, 2012
Road Construction This Weekend
May 17, 2012 at 8:37 AM
ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will experience delays and detours beginning Friday, May 18 as two major corridors in St. Paul close for the weekend. Plan accordingly while attending Saints games this weekend.
Both directions of Interstate 35E between 10th Street/Wacouta Avenue and 11th Street, as well as both directions of Interstate 94 between 5th Street/10th Street and the ramp to 12th Street, will close.
Eastbound I-94 will close at 10 p.m. Friday, May 18, and westbound I-94 will close at 8 p.m. Friday, May 18. Northbound I-35E will close at 10 p.m. Friday, May 18, and southbound I-35E will close at 8 p.m. Friday, May 18.
In addition, the ramp from northbound Hwy 52 to westbound I-94 will close at 9 p.m. Friday, May 18.
Eastbound I-94 motorists are advised to follow the posted detour: northbound Hwy 280 to eastbound Hwy 36 to southbound I-35E.
Westbound I-94 motorists are advised to follow the posted detour: northbound I-35E to westbound I-694 to westbound I-94.
The ramp from southbound I-35E to eastbound I-94 and southbound Hwy 52 will remain open, as will the ramp from eastbound I-94 to southbound I-35E via Kellogg Boulevard.
Northbound I-35E motorists are advised to follow the posted detour: eastbound I-494 to northbound Hwy 61 to westbound I-94. Southbound I-35E motorists are advised to follow the posted detour in order to continue south: eastbound I-94 to southbound Hwy 61 to westbound I-494.
Access into downtown St. Paul will be available from I-35E at 10th Street/Wacouta Avenue from the north and from Kellogg Boulevard/11th Street from the south.
Access into downtown St. Paul will be available from I-94 at 12th/6th Street from the east and from 5th Street/10th Street from the west.
Access from downtown St. Paul to eastbound I-94 and northbound I-35E will be available from 11th Street.
Access from downtown St. Paul to westbound I-94 will be available from both West 6th Street and 12th Street.
Access from downtown St. Paul to southbound I-35E will be available from Kellogg Boulevard.
All ramps leading to northbound I-35E, beginning at East 7th Street, will close at 9 p.m. May 18. All ramps leading to eastbound I-94, beginning at Snelling Avenue, will close at 9 p.m. May 18.
This closure is necessary as crews prepare the Cedar Street Bridge that spans the commons section in order to accommodate the trains that will traverse it.
Both I-35E and I-94 will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, May 21.