Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 13

Savage, Burnsville

Traffic impacts

Hwy 13 in Savage and Burnsville project location map

Hwy 13 project location map.

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All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.

Current

To avoid delays on Hwy 13, use the main detour route using Hwy 13 to I-35W to I-494 to Hwy 169. For South Frontage Rd. businesses, follow the detour using 126th to South Frontage Rd. to Quentin Ave.

Road closures

Through November
  • Access to South Frontage Rd. from Yosemite Ave. is closed

Lane closures

Sun, May 22 through November
  • Hwy 13 is reduced to a single lane with head to head traffic in both directions between Quentin Ave. and Hwy 101

Upcoming

Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available.

Road closures

7 p.m. Fri, Aug. 12 through 5 a.m. Mon, Aug. 15
  • Hwy 13 is closed in both directions between Quentin Ave. and Hwy 101
    • Detour: Hwy 169 to I-494 to I-35W
    • Ports of Savage detour: Hwy 13 to Co. Rd. 5 to Williams Dr./McColl Dr. to Hwy 13 to 126th St. to South Frontage Rd. to Yosemite Ave.
    • All Ports of Savage Traffic will be sent to Yosemite Ave. to access Dakota Ave.

Access changes

Sun, May 22 through November
  • Access to Ports of Savage is limited to the southbound Hwy 13 lane
  • Access to South Frontage Rd. is limited to the northbound Hwy 13 lane
  • Use U-Turns at Hwy 13/Quentin Ave. intersection and the Hwy 13/ Hwy 101 Bridge to get to either side

About this project

MnDOT is reconstructing the Hwy 13 and Dakota Ave. intersection in Savage. The Dakota Ave. interchange construction project area includes Hwy 13 between the Hwy 13/Hwy 101 interchange and Quentin Ave.

Summary of work

  • Construct new Hwy 13 bridge over Dakota Ave. to allow for safer and improved traffic flow
  • Build new access ramps to/from Hwy 13 and Dakota Ave. to improve turning movements and reduce traffic backups
  • Realign South Frontage Rd. for better access to/from Hwy 13
  • Add a new north side frontage road to connect Dakota Ave. and Yosemite Ave.

The following tentative traffic impacts are anticipated and subject to change:

Spring-fall 2022
  • 2 lanes open on Highway 13
  • Temporary pavement
  • Dakota Ave. bridge construction
  • Road work on Hwy 13
Fall 2022-spring 2023
  • 4 lanes open on Hwy 13
  • Winter suspension
Spring-summer 2023
  • 2 lanes open Hwy 13
  • Dakota Ave. ramp construction
  • Road work on Hwy 13
Summer-fall 2023
  • 4 lanes on Hwy 13
  • North and south frontage road construction