By Kevira Voegele
Here is a list of some of current road construction projects, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Hennepin County and Dakota County.
US 10 in both directions: Paving operations between Minnesota 25 (Big Lake) and Sherburne County Road 44 (Elk River) until Oct. 15. Width limit is 12 feet. There will be 10- to 20-minute delays on Trunk Highway 10 from Big Lake to Elk River in Sherburne County. Length of closures will be 2 to 4 miles.
US 10 in both directions: Night time construction work between Greenhaven Road (Anoka) and Hanson Boulevard (Coon Rapids) until Oct. 15. The roadway is reduced to one lane. Roadway is reduced to one lane overnight each day from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Loops and ramps will be closed as necessary. Project involves highway resurfacing and drainage improvements.
Hennepin County Road 30 (93rd Avenue North) in both directions: Major road construction between 6th Avenue Northeast and Xylon Avenue near Brooklyn Park until Oct. 31. The road is closed to traffic. Reconstruction of interchange between US 169 and 93rd Avenue. See detour routes.
I-694 westbound: Exit ramp closed between Minnesota 100 and Minnesota 252 (Brooklyn Center) until Sept. 30. Follow the detour signs. Loop from westbound 694 to eastbound 94 is closed.
I-94 westbound: Exit ramp closed between Minnesota 252 and Exit 226 (49th Avenue North) until Sept. 30. Follow the detour signs. Ramp from westbound 94 to eastbound 694 is closed.
Arden Hills/Brooklyn Center
I-694 in both directions: Major road construction: Between Highway 100 (Brooklyn Center) and I-35W (Arden Hills). Major road construction work is in progress. Width limit 11 feet. Single lane nightly between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. and two lanes daily between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. until Sept. 27.
US 10 in both directions: Road closed between I-694 and 35W until Nov. 1.
I-694 in both directions: Long-term road construction: Between 35W (Arden Hills) and Exit 104C: Victoria Street (Shoreview). Look out for long-term road construction work until Nov. 15. Width limit 10 feet. There will be ramp closures and non-peak lane closures.
I-35E southbound: The southbound 35E entrance ramp closed at Exit 109 (Maryland Avenue-St. Paul) until Dec. 9. Follow the detour signs. It is the southbound 35E entrance ramp from Maryland Avenue to 35E southbound closed. Detour in operation.
I-35E in both directions: Bridge construction: Between Exit 107C: University Avenue and Exit 109: Maryland Avenue (St. Paul). Bridge construction work is in progress until Dec. 31, 2015. The Cayuga Project includes multiple construction sites.
I-494 westbound: Entrance ramp closed at Exit 63C (Maxwell Avenue-Newport) until 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23.
MN 36 in both directions: Roadway reduced to one lane between Exit 5C (Edgerton Street-Little Canada) and US 61 (Maplewood). Night time construction work is in progress from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. until Saturday, Sept. 21, for bridge maintenance.
MN 36 westbound/694: Westbound 694 (Pine Springs) on ramp from westbound 36 will be closed until Oct. 1.
MN 36: Road construction at Hilton Trail (Pine Springs) until Nov. 15. Follow the detour signs. Width limit of 12 feet Southbound Hilton Trail to eastbound Trunk Highway 36 is closed. Detour is westbound 36 to southbound 694, follow both loops to eastbound 36.
Oak Park Heights
MN 36: Opposing traffic sharing the roadway between Osgood Avenue and Minnesota 95 (near Oak Park Heights) until Oct. 1.
St. Croix County, WI
Southbound Wisconsin 35 and westbound Wisconsin 64: Right lane closed from County V to 150th Avenue until Oct. 31.
Southbound Wisconsin 35: The right shoulder is closed, so the width is reduced to 15 feet from eastbound Wisconsin 64 to 125th Avenue until Sept. 30.
Northbound US 63/Eastbound Wisconsin 64: Flagging operations and 15-feet width restrictions until Oct. 19.
Southbound US 63/Westbound Wisconsin 64: Flagging operations and 15-feet width restrictions until Oct. 19.
Northbound Wisconsin 46 to US 12: Flagging operations and 15-feet width restrictions until Nov. 1.
Northbound US 63: lane width restriction of 10 feet from County S to northbound Wisconsin 46 until Nov. 1
Eastbound Wisconsin 64 to St. Croix/Polk County line: Moving lane closure with 15-feet width restriction until Nov. 1.
US 12 to Northbound Wisconsin 46: Flagging operation with 15-feet width restriction until Nov. 1.
Southbound US 63: Moving lane closure with 15-feet width restriction from St. Croix/Polk County line to 260th Street until Nov. 1.
Eastbound Wisconsin 64: Flagging operations with 15-feet width restriction from 200th Street to northbound US 63 until Oct. 19.
Westbound Wisconsin 64: Flagging operations with 15-feet width restrictions from 260th Street to 200th Street until Oct. 19.
I-94: Major road construction: At Wisconsin State Line (Lakeland). Major road construction work is in progress until Nov. 15.
Inver Grove Heights
MN 3 in both directions: Major road construction between Minnesota 55 and Minnesota 110; US 952A (Inver Grove Heights) until Sept. 26. No restrictions for OSOW vehicles.
I-35 in both directions: Major road construction between Exit 76 (Deuce Road, near Elko New Market) and Exit 86 (162nd Street in Lakeville) until Nov. 18. Consider using an alternate route. Expect delays of uncertain duration.
MN 19 in both directions: Road closed to traffic between Minnesota 56 and Minnesota 20 (3 miles west of the Cannon Falls area) until Oct. 18. Culvert replacement, ADA additions and a mill and overlay.
MN 19 in both directions: Road closed to traffic between Minnesota 3 (Northfield) and Minnesota 56 (4 miles west of the Cannon Falls area) until Oct. 18. Culvert replacement, ADA additions and a mill and overlay.
I-35 northbound: Roadway reduced to one lane between US 14; US 814A (Owatonna) and Exit 55 (Faribault Road-near Faribault) until late Saturday, Sept. 21. There is a width limit of 11 feet.
County Road 9: This project is the reconstruction of County Road 9 (Dodd Boulevard) from 183rd Street to 500 feet east of Hayes Avenue in Lakeville. County Road 9 will become a four-lane divided roadway with a roundabout intersection at County Road 9 and Highview Avenue. The project also includes the reconstruction of Highview Avenue from approximately 1,100 feet south of County Road 9 to 175th Street. The project is expected to be completed in late September 2013.
I-35 in both directions: Roadway reduced to one lane between Exit 76 (Deuce Road, near Elko New Market) and Exit 81 (210th Street West-Lakeville) until Nov. 18. Consider using an alternate route. Expect delays of uncertain duration.
MN 13 in both directions: Major road construction: Between Washburn Avenue and Nicollet Avenue (Burnsville). Major road construction work is in progress until Oct. 1.
I-35W northbound: Road closed between Exit 1 (Dakota County Road 42) and MN 13 (Burnsville) from Saturday morning until about 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21.
494: Major road construction: Between Exit 1B: 34th Avenue South (Minneapolis) and Highway 100 (Bloomington). Major road construction work is in progress until Sept. 30.
Penn Avenue Bridge in both directions: Bridge construction at Trunk Highway 62 until Oct. 12. No OSOW restrictions.
US 169 in both directions: Left lane closed from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every day until Sept. 26 between Spring Road and Anderson Lakes Parkway (near Bloomington) for bridge inspection work.
MN 62 eastbound: Entrance ramp closed at Exit 104 (Shady Oak Road-Minnetonka) until Sept. 30.
I-394 westbound: Major road construction between I-494; US 12 and Exit 1B (Plymouth Road-Minnetonka) until Oct. 31. Follow the detour signs. Lanes have been reduced to 11 feet.
MN 101 in both directions: Road closed between Pioneer Trail and Lyman Boulevard until Nov. 15.
MN 284 in both directions: Road closed between Carver County Road 140 and Carver County Road 32 (near Waconia) until Nov. 15. Road Closed on Highway 284 between County Road 10 and 8th Street
MN 41 in both directions: Roadway reduced to one lane at Minnesota 7 (Shorewood) until Sept. 30 for construction of concrete median and pedestrian crosswalks.
MN 7: Road closed at Hennepin County Road 11 (Minnetrista) starting Monday until Oct. 31. Construction of roundabout project. Detour will be in place.
US 12 westbound: Road construction between Hennepin County Road 6 and US 912A (near Orono) until Oct. 4. Right shoulder will be closed for drainage improvement project from Brown Road to Old Crystal Bay Road.
Edina/St. Louis Park
US 169 in both directions: Bridge construction between Exit 105BC (Edina) and Exit 128B (Cedar Lake Road-Saint Louis Park) until Sept. 27. Expect intermittent non-peak or overnight lane closures for the remainder of the project.
St. Louis Park
MN 7 in both directions: Road reconstruction at Louisiana Avenue interchange in St. Louis Park. The road is being reconstructed until Oct. 31, 2014.