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Posted on: May 9, 2022

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MnDOT Project Updates: Hwy 55 Minneapolis to IGH

MnDOT will be improving the ride (smoothness), restoring the pavement and redecking or repairing bridges on Hwy 55 between Minneapolis and IGH. Below are some of the traffic impacts in and around IGH.

Hwy 55 Project Impacts in IGH

Hwy 55 Closed between Blue Gentian Rd/Lexington Ave. and Mendota Heights Road

Both directions of Hwy 55 are closed between Blue Gentian Rd/Lexington Ave. and Mendota Heights Road through mid-August.

  • The ramp from Southbound Hwy 5 to Eastbound Hwy 5 and the ramp from Eastbound Hwy 62 to Northbound Hwy 5 are closed through mid-August.

Reopened Areas

  • Eastbound Hwy 55 over Mendota Bridge reopened on Aug. 11.
  • Mendota Bridge Trail reopened June 21
  • Westbound Hwy 55 driving lanes between Hwy 13 and Hwy 5 reopened June 2

More about this Hwy 55 Minneapolis to IGH Project

hen complete, the Hwy 55 Minneapolis to Inver Grove Heights project will provide a smoother road surface, repair bridges and extend pavement life. Construction is anticipated to be completed by October. To get all the project details, visit MnDOTs Hwy 55 project website.

This is not a City of IGH construction project. To view other construction projects happening in IGH, visit

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