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Interstate 494

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MnDOT Delays Weekend Closure Of I-494

MnDOT has canceled weekend construction on eastbound Interstate 494 in Bloomington and Richfield due to predicted bad weather. Officials say the closure, between I-35W and Cedar Avenue, has been rescheduled for Oct. 25. Crews will resurface the roadway as part of the I-494 improvement project.

10/18/2013

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Police Investigating Robbery At Plymouth McDonald’s

Police in Plymouth are looking for three masked individuals who pulled off an early morning robbery at McDonald’s. Authorities said the incident happened early Wednesday morning at the McDonald’s restaurant on the 2700 block of Annapolis Circle North, which is near Interstate 494 and Highway 55 in Plymouth.

09/04/2013

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Semi Rollover Causes Mess In Newport

A tipped over semi-truck caused quite a mess on Interstate 494 near Highway 61 in Newport, Minn. Sunday afternoon.

08/11/2013

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Storm’s Aftermath Causes Headaches For Drivers, Injuries For Walkers

Area streets have improved the day after the big snow storm, but they’ve also become snow packed and ice covered.

12/10/2012

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State Patrol: Cab Driver Killed In Fatal Crash On I-494

Authorities say a cab driver was killed and one other person suffered minor injuries in a multiple-vehicle crash Monday morning on Interstate 494 in Bloomington.

10/29/2012

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Motorcyclist Alleges Hit & Run, Cops Skeptical

A Cottage Grove man is vowing to find the driver that he says hit him on his motorcycle. Canh Chu told WCCO he was riding down 494 near South St. Paul early Friday morning when a car hit him from behind.

07/28/2012

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MnDOT Closures Could Mean Another Weekend Headache

Another summer weekend means another set of closures as the Minnesota Department of Transportation continues to work on Twin Cities roads.

07/27/2012

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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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Semi Full Of Beer Tips Over In Eden Prairie

A semi-truck loaded with beer that was headed from Interstate 494 to Highway 212 rolled over Friday morning in Eden Prairie, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

05/04/2012

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Pedestrian Hit, Killed Crossing Highway Near Mall Of America

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a car while crossing Highway 77 near Interstate 494 Thursday night.

03/29/2012

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MnDOT: Delays Expected As Signal Is Set Up At Hwy 169/I-494 Interchange

Beware Bloomington and Edina drivers: delays are expected on Highway 169 as a traffic signal just north of Interstate 494 goes back into service.

03/26/2012

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Southbound Highway 169 Closing Tuesday Night

There could be some headaches for motorists heading home from work Tuesday night in the south metro. The southbound lanes of Highway 169 between Valley View Road and Interstate 494 will close at 5 p.m. Tuesday for a continuing construction project.

03/06/2012

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Highway 169 To Re-Open Sunday

A major highway in the southwest metro is closed this weekend but is expected to reopen on Monday.

02/19/2012

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Highway 169 Set To Close Next Weekend

A full closure of Highway 169 is scheduled for the weekend of Feb. 17-20, MNDoT said.

02/10/2012

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Semi Slips Off I-494 Into West Metro Pond, No Injuries

It’s been a bad week for semi-trucks on Minnesota highways. For the third time in seven days, a semi went off the road and slid into a body of water Friday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

01/13/2012

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