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E Line Project

Construction updates  

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2024 Construction 

Construction in 2024 will focus on stations south of Lake Street.  View the construction map to see which stations will be constructed in 2024 and which are planned for 2025. 

Construction is underway at Upton & 43rd Street in coordination with the City of Minneapolis, which is leading an active sewer and water project at this intersection. 

Construction on the France Avenue corridor will begin in early June with work starting at the France & 44th Street station. View detour maps below to see how construction and traffic will be staged during 2024.  These maps will be updated periodically. 

  • France Avenue Corridor Detour: (MAP

  • 44th Street Detour: (MAP

  • 44th Street Pedestrian Circulation: (MAP)

  • 50th Street Detour: (MAP

  • 50th Street Pedestrian Circulation: (MAP)

Construction Information 

Construction of the METRO E Line began in spring 2024. This 13-mile line will connect neighborhoods and destinations between the METRO Green Line Westgate Station in St. Paul and Southdale Transit Center in Edina.  

E Line station construction is being coordinated with other projects in the area:  

What to expect during construction 

In addition to stations, E Line construction activities will also include installation of fiber optic communication infrastructure and construction of additional pedestrian, traffic signal, bikeway, and intersection improvements delivered in partnership with Hennepin County and the City of Minneapolis.   

  • Work in the corridor will include station construction, utility work, pavement and intersection improvements, and traffic signal changes. 

  • Expect temporary lane restrictions and marked detours for traffic. 

  • Pedestrian access will remain for businesses and residences. 

  • Buses will experience detours during construction. Up-to-date information about bus detours and temporary stop locations can be found at and by subscription to Rider Alerts.   

  • Construction will be staged at each station intersection to allow for vehicular traffic flow.