More Road Closures To Affect Weekend TrafficIn 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.
Heavy Rains Stall Morning CommuteAt 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.
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.
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.
Tough Rush Hour Expected As Construction Begins On Eastbound I-394Headaches 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.
Lane Closures On I-394 In Mpls. & Golden Valley Begin FridayThe Minnesota Department of Transportation says motorists will likely encounter slow moving traffic when lane closures begin on a stretch of Interstate 394 Friday.
Driver Leads Police On Long, Winding Chase On I-394, I-94Minnetonka 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.
Northbound Hwy 100 To Close Between Hwy 62, I-394Construction 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.
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.
Hwy 100 Closing For Weekend Construction In St. Louis ParkCrews 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.
I-94 Closing In St. Paul This WeekendMotorists 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.
Why Drivers Must Wait To Sign Up For MnPASSDrivers 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.