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I-694 & I-494 Closures Challenge Weekend Drivers

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – If you’re heading out Saturday morning, start planning your detour. Some big freeway closures will likely cause backups and headaches.

According to MnDOT, eastbound Interstate 694 between I-35W and Lexington Avenue is closed in the New Brighton/Shoreview area.

And in Bloomington, I-494 eastbound is closed between Highway 100 and 35W.

Both the 494 and 694 will reopen by Monday morning.

Click here for a full list of closures, and click here for real-time travel information.

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