Despite a scheduled construction closure, a major highway between the Twin Cities is open in both directions Saturday evening.
Motorists in the Twin Cities are losing a number of main thoroughfares in the metro area this weekend. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said Interstate 94 will be closed in both directions between Highway 280 and Interstate 35E.
Authorities are on the scene of a fatal accident on Interstate 94 in Minneapolis that will cause major delays for the evening commute. The accident happened just after 3 p.m. Monday on eastbound I-94 at Highway 280 in Minneapolis.
The most recent accident occurred on Highway 280 near the Interstate 94 eastbound ramp. MnDOT says a mutli-car pile-up has shut down to the ramp from southbound Hwy 280 onto I-94 east. According to MnDOT, as many as 20 cars are involved, including a semi-truck.
Some major roads across the metro are experiencing closures and detours this weekend. Southbound Interstate 35W will be closed from Highway 280 in Roseville, Minnesota to 4th Street SE in Minneapolis.
A four-vehicle crash brought traffic to a stop on a busy metro freeway during the Friday morning commute. According to State Patrol Lieutenant Eric Roeske, a semi-truck was traveling southbound on I-35W just before 6:30 a.m. when the driver lost control.
The Minnesota State Patrol has responded to a single-vehicle crash that killed one person east of downtown Minneapolis Tuesday morning. The crash happened on the southbound Highway 280 ramp to westbound Interstate 94. The vehicle involved rolled, and the driver was reportedly killed.
The Minnesota State Patrol said it’s investigating after a train crashed into a truck overnight. Authorities said the accident happened at about 12:45 a.m. Friday along Doswell Avenue in St. Paul, a remote back road near where Como Avenue crosses Highway 280.
A 50-year-old Oakdale man was seriously injured Saturday morning after pulling over to check on the drivers from a minor crash, the Minnesota State Patrol says, as icy conditions played a role.
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.
Motorists this weekend will experience delays one final time as a portion of Interstate 94 in the Twin Cities will be closed due to construction.
Motorists were delayed after MnDOT said at least seven vehicles were involved in a crash on Interstate 94 West early Tuesday morning.
Drivers should expect delays on eastbound Interstate 94 between Cedar Avenue and Highway 280, starting at 11 p.m. Tuesday.
Four people were injured in an overnight crash in a Minneapolis construction zone, and police are investigating the exact cause.
The center lane of eastbound I-94 between Highway 55/Hiawatha Avenue and Highway 280 in the Twin Cities will reopen, but the outside lane will close Tuesday night. An additional left lane will be closed for the switch starting at 7:30 p.m.
Motorists prepare for delays and detours. Highway 280 in St. Paul will close at 10 p.m. Friday in both directions.