The City of Saint Paul and our partners are planning and delivering many projects downtown over the next several years.

Saint Paul is working hard to make sure that all the project teams are in sync and working towards our guiding plans and policies, such as our Climate Action and Resilience Plan. To do this, an internal team meets monthly, and our Downtown Transportation Planner is involved in all downtown projects for consistency and coordination. Contact us today to learn more

Street Closure Update: July 19, 2024

Area closures and restrictions in Downtown Saint Paul, updated July 19, 2024

Construction is happening throughout downtown. Plan accordingly and expect delays. Please follow all posted signs. Road and lane closures will change as construction continues.

  • 6th Street: Reduced to one lane between 7th and Wabasha Streets and between Jackson and Robert Streets. 
  • 7th Street: Reduced to one lane between Minnesota and Jackson Streets.
  • Kellogg Boulevard: Periodic, short-term closures between St. Peter and Jackson Streets continues through late-July.
  • Minnesota Street: Lane restrictions between 11th Street and 6th Street. Periodic, short-term lane closures between 6th Street and Kellogg Boulevard. More activities are expected to begin in July.
  • Robert Street: 
    • Robert Street is only open to northbound traffic between 5th and 4th Streets.
    • 5th Street: No right turn is permitted on to Robert Street.
    • Robert Street remains reduced to one lane in each direction between 7th and 6th Streets, and between 5th Street and Kellogg Boulevard.
    • Pedro Park: No current traffic impacts expected. For more information, please visit the Pedro Park project’s website: www.stpaul.gov/pedropark.
  • Smith Avenue: Only open to southbound traffic between 5th Street and Kellogg Boulevard. 
  • St. Peter Street: Lane restrictions between 6th Street and Kellogg Boulevard. 
  • Sibley Street: Lane restrictions between 5th and 4th Streets.
  • Washington and Market Streets: Closed to through traffic at 6th Street. No left turns on to 6th Street from Washington and Market Streets. No left turns from 6th Street on to Washington and Market Streets.

Upcoming Construction

  • Kellogg-3rd Street Bridge:  Starting Monday, July 29, 2024, City of Saint Paul will close the Kellogg-3rd Street Bridge from Broadway Street to Mounds Boulevard to begin a three-year project that will remove and replace the entire bridge that connects the East Side to Downtown Saint Paul. Kellogg-3rd Street Bridge will be closed to all traffic. Access to businesses, driveways, and parking lots will be maintained. For more information and to sign up for email updates, visit www.stpaul.gov/Kellogg-3.
  • Minnesota Street (Phase 2):  Construction is scheduled to start as soon as Monday, July 29 on Minnesota Street between 6th Street and 9th Street. Expect Minnesota Street to be closed to traffic during construction. Access to businesses will be maintained. For more information and to sign up for email updates, visit www.stpaul.gov/MinnesotaStreet2

NOTE: All construction activities and traffic impacts are weather and schedule permitting and subject to change.

Map showing road and lane closures in downtown Saint Paul 2024

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Explore what projects are planned, programmed, and in development in downtown Saint Paul.

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Ongoing downtown analysis and studies will be posted here. 

Guiding Plans & Policies 

There are several City of Saint Paul Policies and Plans that will be used to guide the improvements downtown.

Saint Paul For All: The 2040 Comprehensive Plan “Saint Paul For All” is Saint Paul’s “blueprint” for guiding development in the city over the next 20 years.

Climate Action & Resilience Plan: The Climate & Resilience Action Plan focuses on achieving carbon neutrality in city operations by 2030, and citywide by 2050.

Saint Paul River Balcony: The River Balcony is a 1.5-mile promenade that extends along downtown Saint Paul’s signature Mississippi River bluff and down to the river.

Capital City Bikeway Network Study & Design Guide: The Capital City Bikeway is a planned network of bicycle facilities throughout downtown Saint Paul. The bikeway network will connect to existing trails, effectively placing a majority of downtown within a few blocks of a bike and pedestrian trail. 

Complete Streets Planning: Two documents form the foundation of the City’s Complete Streets guidance: the Saint Paul Street Design Manual and the Complete Streets Action Plan.

Last Edited: July 19, 2024