Hours Saved So Far…

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9.8 crashes per week

350 hours per day travel-time reduction

$6.2 million annual property tax impact

Let's Get I-94 Moving

About the Project


The proposed project is to complete capacity expansion by adding a lane in each direction of I-94 from Maple Grove to St. Cloud.

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Congestion along the I-94

The Problem


Congestion along the I-94 west corridor has reached monumental proportions. Minnesotans have spent countless hours on a roadway that is a lifeline of commerce for the Upper Midwest and to much of greater Minnesota.

This project targets one of the worst bottlenecks on the system and also has the highest rate and severity of crashes on the I-94 west corridor. I-94 from TH 241 in St. Michael to TH 23 in St. Cloud accounts for 40% of the congestion on MnDOT’s Interregional Corridor System, yet accounts for only 1.6% of the system length.

Instead of a streamlined, efficient roadway, Minnesota drivers are saddled with congestion and bumper-to-bumper traffic. Transportation affects virtually every sector of the economy. Increased, consistent traffic raises the likelihood for accidents and hinders economic development in the region.

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The Latest


Major Project Coming to Interstate 94 this summer


Freeway improvements between Maple Grove and Clearwater will take 3 years JANUARY 11, 2019 – 4:20 PM It’s not just 35W south of downtown anymore.  This summer, your work commute or ...

Maple Grove to Clearwater project on I-94 to launch this summer


January 14, 2019 06:57 PM A road work project on Interstate 94 from Maple Grove to Clearwater, which is scheduled to launch this summer, could force drivers to find alternate routes. ...

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Benefits


Quality of Life


Strategic improvements that ensure reliable and predictable travel.

Economic Development


Short- and long-term improvements to I-94 will generate economic benefits.

Safety


Crash and severity rates on this corridor are higher than the statewide average.

Freight Mobility


I-94 West is a crucial Minnesota transportation corridor, as well as a national freight arterial.

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