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More Road Closures To Affect Weekend Traffic

In case you weren’t already keeping track of enough detours around the Twin Cities, get ready to add another potential headache to the pile. Starting Friday at 10 p.m., eastbound traffic on Interstate 394 shifts into two HOV lanes so crews can do pavement work between Highway 100 in Golden Valley and Interstate 94 in Minneapolis.

07/31/2015

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Heavy Rains Stall Morning Commute

At least a half-dozen crashes were reported across the Twin Cities metro area Tuesday morning after heavy rains moved through the area just as traffic was firing up.

07/28/2015

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Talking Points: Is There Too Much Construction In The West Metro?

Commuters traveling into downtown Minneapolis from western suburbs will get a break from a project that has created major tie ups the last two weeks.

07/26/2015

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MnDOT: WB I-394 To Reopen Friday In Downtown Mpls.

The mainlines of westbound Interstate 394 will reopen Friday between downtown Minneapolis and Golden Valley — helping to ease traffic from Minneapolis’ Aquatennial events and the Minnesota Twins’ series against the New York Yankees. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the westbound mainline and HOV/Reversible lanes will open at 5 a.m. between on I-394 between I-94 and Highway 100.

07/23/2015

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Tough Rush Hour Expected As Construction Begins On Eastbound I-394

Headaches start Monday morning for drivers who use Interstate 394 as part of their commute. The three westbound lanes of I-394 have been closed and all westbound traffic has been shifted onto the eastbound HOV lanes between I-94 and Highway 100.

07/13/2015

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Lane Closures On I-394 In Mpls. & Golden Valley Begin Friday

The Minnesota Department of Transportation says motorists will likely encounter slow moving traffic when lane closures begin on a stretch of Interstate 394 Friday.

07/06/2015

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Driver Leads Police On Long, Winding Chase On I-394, I-94

Minnetonka police say a texting driver led authorities on a 10-mile chase through the Twin Cities Tuesday afternoon. Police says the driver, who was in what appeared to be a gray sedan with out-of-state registration, fled from officers who were trying to pull them over for texting while driving at about 3 p.m. near Hopkins Crossroad in Minnetonka.

06/16/2015

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Northbound Hwy 100 To Close Between Hwy 62, I-394

Construction on the Canadian Pacific Railway Bridge in St. Louis Park is closing northbound Highway 100 between Golden Valley and Edina this weekend. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says northbound Hwy 100 will be closed from 9 p.m. on June 5 until 5 a.m. on June 8.

06/02/2015

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State Patrol: Pedestrian Hit On I-394 Near Downtown Mpls.

A man was hit by a vehicle early Saturday morning on Interstate 394 at 12th Street North in Minneapolis. The Minnesota State Patrol says the pedestrian was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with serious injuries.

04/18/2015

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Hwy 100 Closing For Weekend Construction In St. Louis Park

Crews are working to widen the highway to put three lanes in each direction. MnDOT says families living near the project will hear noise and vibration during the overnight hours.

04/17/2015

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I-94 Closing In St. Paul This Weekend

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.

04/10/2015

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Why Drivers Must Wait To Sign Up For MnPASS

Drivers looking to sign up for MnPASS are out of luck. Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation said they encountered some unexpected obstacles when they tried to purchase a new shipment of the windshield clips for the MnPASS transponders.

02/05/2015

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Mpls. Police: I-394 ‘Crisis Situation’ Ends Positively

Minneapolis Police say there was a positive ending to a “crisis situation” Friday morning near Interstate 394 and Penn Avenue. The nature of the incident, which police say occurred just before 6 a.m., was not disclosed.

08/22/2014

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Plymouth Man Killed In Crash On I-394

Authorities said a 29-year-old Plymouth man was killed Saturday morning when his car hit a stalled freight conventional truck on Interstate 394 near downtown Minneapolis.

06/29/2014

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State Patrol: 1 Dead After Car Crash In Mpls.

A car accident on westbound Interstate 394 and Dunwoody Boulevard left one person dead. According to Minnesota State Patrol, a freight conventional truck was stalled in the right lane of westbound I-394 when a Ford Fusion struck if from behind at freeway speed.

06/28/2014

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State Patrol: Man Killed After Motorcycle Hits Pothole On I-394

A 30-year-old New York man was killed late Tuesday night after the motorcycle he was riding on Interstate 394 hit a pothole and threw him from the vehicle, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

03/12/2014

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Jerome Simpson Officially Charged With DWI

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has officially been charged with DWI, after being arrested Saturday on suspicion of drunken driving along Interstate 394. Simpson was charged with one count of fourth-degree DWI and one count of refusing to submit a chemical test, which is a misdemeanor.

11/13/2013

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Semi Rollover Creates Mess In Minnetonka

Authorities say an exit off Interstate 394 in the west Twin Cities metro had to be closed for a few hours Wednesday morning after a semi rolled over.

01/02/2013

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Multi-Vehicle Accident Shuts Down I-94 In Minneapolis

As if the snow, ice and slick conditions weren’t bothersome enough, a multi-vehicle crash in Minneapolis Wednesday morning created all sorts of problems and headaches for commuters.

12/12/2012

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More Twin Cities Road Closures Coming This Weekend

Motorists will encounter plenty of headaches this weekend as we’re in the heart of summer road construction season. There are several highway closures this weekend, and the two biggest will be in the west metro.

07/13/2012

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Man Dies After Bus Blows Tire, Crashes Into Barrier On 394

Traffic is snarled on Interstate 394 heading west Wednesday after a fatal crash involving a small bus, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

07/11/2012

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Officer Cleared In I-394 Fatal Traffic Stop Shooting

A Hennepin County grand jury cleared a Golden Valley police officer in the shooting and killing a woman on Interstate 394 during a traffic stop last year, city officials said.

05/10/2012

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Woman Arrested For DWI With 2 Unbelted Kids In Car

A Plymouth, Minn. woman was arrested after being caught allegedly driving while intoxicated with two children in the back seat of her vehicle.

03/13/2012

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Man Arrested After High Speed Chase In Minneapolis

A man who led Minneapolis Police on a high-speed chase Wednesday afternoon was eventually stopped and taken into custody, authorities said.

10/26/2011

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Friend: Woman Shot On I-394 Was ‘Very Harmless’

A friend and roommate of the woman who was killed by police Thursday on Interstate 394 said the officer involved in the shooting must have overacted.

09/24/2011

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