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Road Construction Projects

Post Date:09/25/2019 10:00 AM

Rice Creek Parkway

Rice Creek Parkway at Prairie Ridge drive will be closed starting Friday, September 27 while contractors install underground utilities. A detour will be in place that will direct traffic on County Road J to Lexington Avenue, Hamline Avenue, and County Road I. 

Work is scheduled to be completed by October 7.  


Update October 3:  The westbound I-694 entrance ramp from Rice Street is now open. The eastbound I-694 entrance ramp from Rice Street is now closed through summer 2020. 

Ramsey County is reconstructing the interchange at I-694 and Rice Street adjacent to the communities of Shoreview, Little Canada and Vadnais Heights.  All traffic from North Owasso Boulevard to Vadnais Boulevard is on the west half of the road with one lane open in each direction. The stop light at Vadnais Lake Boulevard and Rice Street is an all-way stop. The east half of the road is closed for construction.

35W North MNPass

Update September 13:  Construction on the County Road I ramp will be complete in the next week. The ramp will reopen on September 19. 

Update June 13: The County Road I exit from Southbound I-35W is now closed for construction. The exit will reopen in late fall 2019. 

Update May 28: Beginning 8 pm Tuesday, May 28, SB I-35W will be reduced to three lanes between the northern Highway 10 interchange and Mounds View Boulevard until November 2019. Beginning June 7 the ramp from southbound I-35W to County Road I will be closed.

MnDOT’s I-35W North MnPASS project between Roseville and Lino Lakes began in early April. Drivers should prepare for lane and ramp closures during the three-year project, which will repair aging infrastructure and improve mobility on the freeway  

Shoreview Projects

Public Works will complete a number of rehabilitation and reconstruction projects this year.