Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 55

Inver Grove Heights, Eagan, Mendota, Mendota Heights and Minneapolis

Traffic impacts

Highway 55 between Bloomington Road in Minneapolis and Hwy 52 in Inver Grove Heights project location map

Hwy 55 project location map.

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All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.


Road closures

Through late August
  • Hwy 55 is closed in both directions between Blue Gentian Rd./Lexington Ave. and Mendota Heights Rd.

Ramp closures

Thu, June 23 through mid-August
  • The following ramps are closed:
    • SB Hwy 5 to EB Hwy 55
    • EB Hwy 62 to NB Hwy 5


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available. Motorists can expect full and directional closures with detours.

About this project

The goal of this project is to improve the ride (smoothness), restore the pavement and redeck or repair bridges in the project area.

Summary of work

  • Redeck the Hwy 55 bridges over I-494 and I 35E
  • Update pavement on Hwy 55 between Bloomington Rd. in Minneapolis and Hwy 52 in Inver Grove Heights
  • Repair pavement on Hwy 55 over the Minnesota River on the Mendota Bridge
  • Add trail between Mendota Heights Rd. and Blue Gentian Rd.