Drivers all around the metro area may encounter some delays and detours this weekend, and for St. Paul drivers, for the next couple of months. Beginning 10 p.m. Friday, both directions of I-35E will shut down between I-94 in St. Paul and Little Canada, Minn.
For more than a year, Keith Barnes has undergone physical therapy to get back to what he loves to do — cut hair. Barnes stopped at an accident scene in December of 2011 to help a woman who was involved in a rollover accident. He was carrying the woman to safety when a drunk driver hit them. He suffered seriously injuries and his left leg was amputated below the knee.
After four months of construction, the Portland Avenue Bridge, spanning I-94 and I-35W, is set to re-open at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23.Portland Avenue between East 16th Street and East 17th Street will re-open. The direction of traffic on Portland Avenue between East 18th Street and East 19th Street will revert to the pre-construction direction.
When your motto is making “freaky fast” deliveries, the last thing you need to see are orange barrels and detour signs. It’s been a tough summer for Jimmy John’s delivery driver Joshua McClain. “The way [the] highway is is just stopping our business from getting here,” McClain said. “So I’m not getting in as many hours of work. And I mean, just to get anyplace, period, 694 is a highway that everybody uses.”
The right lane of westbound I-94 one mile west of Wright County Road closed Tuesday evening due to a buckled concrete panel. Crews will repair the segment of pavement, located west of Albertville, on Tuesday night and all westbound lanes will reopen by 10 a.m. Wednesday.
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and other elected officials from along Interstate 94 between Minneapolis and St. Cloud are asking Gov. Mark Dayton to consider making it a higher state priority to widen the freeway by a lane in each direction.
Police in Minneapolis are looking for clues after a body was found along I-94. Someone discovered the body near the 11th Street exit during the morning rush hour. The exit is near the construction site of the Park Avenue bridge that spans I-94. Investigators haven’t said who the person was or how they died. Police had to block a lane of the busy interstate while they investigated.
A Madison, Wis. man was arrested Saturday for his fourth DWI offense, according to authorities. However, this time, the man was traveling with a child.
If you have plans this weekend, you may want to leave early. Some parts of the metro’s busiest stretches of interstate are shut down. I-35W is closed northbound in heart of the metro, and I-94 is closed westbound.
A multiple-car crash on I-94 at 49th Avenue in Minneapolis has killed at least three, and injured others, according to the state patrol. The accident has also blocked traffic on I-94.
Get ready for major delays if you’re driving on Interstate 94 between Clearwater and St. Cloud.
Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann says she’s working to muster support in Minnesota and Washington for money to add a new Interstate 94 lane in each direction between the western suburbs and St. Cloud.
A second body has been recovered after a semi truck left the road and went into a river near Menonomie, Wis. amid snowy conditions Tuesday morning.
Things are getting back to normal around Minnesota and Wisconsin after a blast of winter weather.
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.