Public Works

350 South 5th Street
RM 203 City Hall
Minneapolis, MN  55415-1390

i-94 ramp to 7th st location map

I-94 Exit Ramp to 7th St

Project Type:
A cooperative project between the City of Minneapolis and MnDot.  The project received a Minnesota Transportation Economic Development (TED) Program Grant.

Why is this project being done?
Reconfiguring the exit ramp from 5th St to 7th St is a recommendation in the City's Downtown Action Plan.  It will improve the efficiency of Minneapolis' downtown one-way street network and allow for improved mobility and access to Downtown from the Cedar-Riverside Neighborhood once the existing 5th St Ramp is re-purposed (funded as a separate project).

Project Limits:
From I-94 Westbound over I-35W and connecting to Downtown at 7th St S.

Council Approved Layout

Construction Start Date:
Tentatively scheduled to begin in June or July, 2015.

Duration of Construction:
The project will take approximately one year to complete.

Traffic Impact:
Traffic entering Downtown from I-94 will continue to use the existing ramp to 5th St S during construction.  There will be some minor intersection work and re-striping and signing activities at the 7th St S and 13th Ave S intersection and along 7th St S between 13th Ave and 11th Ave S.

Public Open House: June 30, 2014 
Public Open House: March 31, 2014 
Informational boards from Public Open House

Contact: Meseret Wolana 612-673-3527

Project Updates:

Construction activity updates can be found here:

April 2015 Newsletter

(Note: Project information may change due to scheduling, weather, or other factors outside of our control. Listings will be updated as new information becomes available.) Citizens concerned with pedestrian access during construction should contact the project manager directly.



Last updated Apr 19, 2016