70th Street and Allen Way

The City of Inver Grove Heights is building a new intersection and turn lanes at Allen Way in relation to the approved Canvas at IGH Development project. This project will require a complete road closure on 70th Street (County Road 26) at the Allen Way intersection in Inver Grove Heights.

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Project Timeline

The road closure is anticipated to begin on Monday, September 20 and last through Saturday, Oct. 23, weather permitting.

When the project is completed, detour signs will come down and 70th Street will be fully accessible.

Traffic Impacts

This project will require a full road closure of 70th St. at the intersection of Allen Way. The road closure will occur east of the Holiday gas station on 70th St. and west of Angus Avenue. 70th Street east and west of the road closure will remain fully accessible. 

Advanced warning signs will be posted on 70th Street for over a week ahead of the closure to notify property owners and commuters.


Allen Way residents and businesses will need to access Allen Way from Robert Trail South. 

The detour route will be along Robert Trail South (Hwy 3), 80th Street (Co Rd 26) and Babcock Trail (Co Rd 73). 

Project Hours

The project working hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For after-hours access or safety issues and for all emergencies, please call the police (9-1-1).

Contact Us

Project-related Questions

You may contact Kristin Dahm, Project Manager from Alliant Engineering, at 612-758-3080 or kdahm@alliant-inc.com to answer your project-related questions. 

City Staff

Mike Edwards, City Senior Engineering Technician, is readily available at 651-485-0996 (via phone or text) or medwards@ighmn.gov. If you need further assistance, please feel free to contact Steve Dodge, Assistant City Engineer 651-450-2541 or at sdodge@ighmn.gov.