Closures & Detours: Construction Nightmare Begins On I-35WMotorists are expected to encounter even more construction pain in the Twin Cities as work is now underway on a massive four-year, five-stage construction project on Interstate 35W.
Big Road Closures Affecting Weekend DrivingWith road construction season in full swing, there are a few big closures that will affect your drive time this weekend.
More Closures On Twin Cities Highways This WeekendThere was some relief on the road Friday as westbound 394 in Minneapolis reopened after being reduced to just two lanes for weeks.
Highway 77 To Close In Eagan Next WeekMotorists who are intending to drive south on Highway 77/Cedar Avenue will have to use a detour starting Friday, June 5. The stretch of highway from Old Shakopee Road to Highway 13 in Eagan and Bloomington will be closed to traffic starting at 8 p.m. that day.
Preps For Twin Cities Marathon Begin; Expect DetoursThe Twin Cities Marathon is still a few days away, but preps around the course are already underway and it may mean motorists will need to plan a detour.
Traffic Alert: Hwy 13 Bridge Over 35W Staying ClosedThe Highway 13 bridge over I-35W in Burnsville was supposed to be closed this weekend but it'll now stay closed until crews can ensure its safe. That'll put a kink in south metro traffic to begin the work week. The bridge was just having scheduled painting done, but crews noticed some damage and MnDOT decided to repair it.
Plenty Of Highway Closures For This WeekendIt appears we are right smack dab in the middle of our least favorite season in Minnesota -- construction. As such, a number of road construction projects will tangle up traffic through the weekend.
Road Work Hampers Highway 62, 169 and I-35W This WeekendThere are three potential headaches awaiting motorists in the metro this weekend. A section of Highway 62 -- between Highway 100 and 35W -- is closed in both directions for the weekend, as crews are demolishing the Penn Avenue Bridge. The closure will last until 5 Monday morning, and detours are posted.
I-35E Down To 1 Lane In Burnsville Starting SundayBy this time in the season, we're used to seeing construction cones and detours. Starting Sunday, there'll be some new changes along 35E. According to MnDOT, crews will shift north and southbound traffic on the freeway between Cedar Avenue and the 35 split. It'll be single lane, head-to-head traffic for the next two weeks. During that same time, 35-E ramps to County Road 11.
Closures Affecting I-494 And Hwy 52 This WeekendIt's the beginning of road closure time in the Twin Cities. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., expect delays both directions on I-494 between Highway 100 and Penn Avenue.
Wis. Drivers Breaking The Law, Ignoring Construction SignsA construction project is causing so much pain for drivers in Wisconsin, that they're actually breaking the law to get around it.
MnDOT: Expect Delays, Detours For I-94, I-35W Construction Road construction is going to cause some major headaches after 10 p.m. Friday, when all eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 close between Highway 55/Hiawatha Avenue and Highway 280 in Minneapolis as crews lay down pavement.