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WestBound 6th Street at Wall Street Closed

For Routes: 480, 484, 489

Apr 27th, 2017 2:05 pm

April 28th to May 1st, the bus stop on Westbound 6th Street South of Wall Street will be closed Due to utility work.  Passengers are directed to 6th St  Far side of Sibley St

Detour: Lone Oak Pkwy/Northwest Pkwy Closure

For Route: 436

Apr 17th, 2017 12:09 pm

Beginning on 4/20 the intersection of Lone Oak Pkwy/Northwest Pkwy will close both directions through early August.  Detour as follows for 436 routes.

 436 Northbound:

Regular on Hwy 149 (Dodd Road)

Continue past Lone Oak Pkwy

L Blue Gentian Road

Back to regular


436 Southbound:

Regular on Blue Gentian Road

R Hwy 149 (Dodd Road)

Back to regular


436.2 NB:

Regular on Lone Oak Dr.

L Lone Oak Pkwy

R Hwy 149 (Dodd Road)

L Blue Gentian Road

Back to regular


436.2 SB:

Regular on Blue Gentian Road

R Hwy 149 (Dodd Road)

L Lone Oak Pkwy

R Lone Oak Dr.

Back to regular

Detour: Co. Rd 42 & Highway 52 Begins April 25

For Route: 484

Apr 13th, 2017 10:48 am

Beginning April 25, reconstruction of the interchange at Highway 52 an County Rd 42 will begin. We will not be able to access the northbound entrance ramp to Highway 52 from County Rd 42 during this time (expected to last through October 2017).

Buses will detour to use 160th (County Rd 46) instead of County 42.

Detours: Highway 77/Diffley Ramp Closure Begins April 17

For Routes: 440, 444, 475, 491, 492, RED

Apr 13th, 2017 10:25 am

Beginning April 17 the exit ramps at Highway 77 and Diffley will be closed by MnDOT for bridge repairs.

Northbound Detour: Depart Cedar Grove Transit Station, Left turns on Nicols, Silver Bell and Highway 13, Right on Highway 77 entrance, Back to regular.

Southbound Detour: Regular on Highway 77, Right turns on Highway 13 exit, Silver Bell Road, Nicols, to Cedar Grove Transit Station, Back to regular.

Route 491 is affected by this closure as well as closure of County Rd 42 at 35W. Delays are expected, please plan accordingly.

Tentatively scheduled to be completed the first week of June, 2017.

Route 442 Detour, Stop Closure Begins April 17

For Route: 442

Apr 13th, 2017 10:10 am

Effective April 17 through May 21, there will be no westbound access over bridge (County Rd 42 & 35W).

Route 442 will be detoured.

STOP CLOSURE: Burnhaven Drive at Regent Lane.

Upcoming Changes to RED LINE Effective May 20

For Route: RED

Apr 5th, 2017 3:33 am

Effective May 20, METRO Red Line buses will serve the new Cedar Grove Transit Station (built on Cedar Avenue).

Red Line buses will no longer serve the 28th Avenue Station stop due to re-routing on Lindau near Mall of America. Riders needing transportation from Cedar Grove Transit Station to 28th Avenue may do so via Route 444.

Time adjustments will be made as a result of these routing changes; schedules will be posted by early May. We strongly urge riders to pick up a new schedule!

Lastly, also effective May 20, southbound Red Line trips will be added, departing Mall of America at 4:05 am on weekdays and at 4:09 am on weekends.

Weekend Schedule to Operate Memorial Day, May 29

For Routes: 420, 421, 426, 436, 437, 438, 440, 442, 444, 445, 446, 460, 464, 465, 470, 472, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479, 480, 484, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, 495, 497, 499, RED

Apr 5th, 2017 3:22 am

MVTA will operate Weekend service for all MVTA routes and METRO Red Line on May 29, 2017 (Memorial Day).

Upcoming Road Construction Projects Impact Bus Routes

For Routes: 420, 421, 426, 436, 437, 438, 440, 442, 444, 445, 446, 460, 464, 465, 470, 472, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479, 480, 484, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, 495, 497, 499, RED

Feb 14th, 2017 8:31 am

It's Minnesota, and with our beautiful Spring season comes Construction season! Here are some road projects currently in the planning stages. We'll keep you posted with details as they develop.

County Road 42 Bridge over 35W:  Full closure Westbound County Rd 42

Begins 4/17/17, scheduled to reopen on 5/22/17. 

Routes Affected: 442, 464, 491, 492

County Road 42 Bridge over 35W: Full closure Eastbound County Rd 42

Begins 5/22/17, scheduled to reopen on 6/21/17

Routes Affected: 442, 464, 491, 492

County Road 42 at Hwy 52 interchange:  Full closure of both WB and EB County Rd 42 at Highway 52 (rebuild overhead 52 bridge and widen Co. Rd 42) 

This is expected to start in April, detour likely May though November. 

Route Affected: 484 from Rosemount

Downtown Minneapolis: Eastbound Washington Ave: Reconstruction

This is expected to begin in March, lasting through November. 

Routes Affected: All downtown express runs

St. Paul: Reconstruct Wabasha Street between Plato Blvd and Filmore Ave (south side of Wabasha St. bridge). 

Expected to start in May through November. 

Route Affected: 484 from Rosemount


Hwy 110/55 work conducted by MnDot

Expected to start Summer 2017

Route Affected: 446

Diffley Bridge over Cedar Ave: 

Upcoming, No time frame yet. MVTA will keep Riders posted as we receive information from MnDOT concerning this project.

Highway 169 Closure: Detours, Longer Trip Times, Bus Stop Closures in Minneapolis

For Routes: 490, 493

Dec 9th, 2016 9:30 am

Effective January 23, MnDOT will begin the reconstruction of the Nine Mile Creek bridge along Highway 169 thus closing it to all motorists through October 2017.  Buses will be re-routed to use Highway 13 and 35W during this closure. Delays are expected, so please plan accordingly.

Due to the revised routing, the following stops will be CLOSED beginning January 23:

Northbound Stop Closures: 12th Street at Hennepin, Yale and Nicollet Mall (The first passenger stop will be at 2nd Avenue @ 10th Street)

Southbound Stop Closure: 11th Street at Harmon Place (Buses will instead pick up riders on Marquette Ave at 11th Street, Bus Stop C)