Interstate 494

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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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I-494 Closing In South Metro This Weekend

A busy section of freeway in the metro area will shut down for the weekend beginning at 10:00 p.m. Friday. Interstate 494 from Highway 212 to Highway 100 will be off limits in both directions to drivers. It will re-open at 5 a.m. Monday.

12/09/2011

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Overturned Semi In Eden Prairie, Highway Reopened

A semi overturned at Interstate 494 and Highway 212 around 10 a.m. Thursday in Eden Prairie, according to authorities.

12/08/2011

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Rolled Semi Closes I-94, I-494 Ramp

An overturned semi truck has closed the exit ramp off Interstate 494 near Woodbury.

10/20/2011

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More Closures To Affect I-35E Traffic

The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced a series of lane closures that could affect traffic in the east Twin Cities metro area on Friday.

09/29/2011

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed On I-494

A pedestrian was struck and killed along Interstate 494 in Mendota Heights, Minn. late Friday evening.

09/17/2011

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Part Of I-35E Closed This Weekend

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is warning of a major road closure in the east Twin Cities metro area this weekend.

09/16/2011

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Part Of Interstate 494 Closing This Weekend

A heavily traveled thoroughfare in the Twin Cities will be closed this weekend.

08/09/2011

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Police: Man Dies After Being Rescued From Burning Car

The driver whose car burst into flames on Interstate 394 last week died as a result of severe burns Monday.

07/11/2011

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Man Rescued From Burning Car On I-394

A driver is in the hospital with severe burns after his car caught fire Thursday night. The Minnesota State Patrol said it happened around 10 p.m. on eastbound Interstate 394 near Interstate 494 in Minnetonka.

07/08/2011

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Semi Rolls Over In Maple Grove, Ramp Closes

A busy ramp was closed in Maple Grove because of a semi rollover that happened in the early morning rush hour Friday

06/03/2011

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Crash Closes 494 In Maple Grove For Several Hours

A stretch of Interstate 494 in the northwest metro was shut down for several hours on Wednesday after a crash between two trucks and a van.

06/01/2011

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Motorcyclist In Critical Condition After Crash On I-494

A 31-year-old man is in critical condition after an accident on Interstate 494 at Fish Lake Road.

05/18/2011

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I-494 Ranked Among Nation’s Worst Commutes

How many times have you gotten stuck in traffic along Interstate 494? More times than you can count?

03/30/2011

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Flooding Closes Roads, Causes 169 Traffic To Crawl

Spring flooding caused roads to close Saturday and headaches for those trying to get around south of the metro.

03/26/2011

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1 Killed, 8 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Crash Near Airport

A fatal, multi-vehicle accident brought traffic on eastbound I-494 at Highway 5 near the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to a standstill Thursday afternoon.

03/24/2011

Amanda Jo Lynch lost control of her SUV on northbound I-494 near Bass Lake Road. She died after being ejected and hit from a southbound vehicle. (credit: CBS)

Remembering Mother Killed In I-494 Crash

Friends and family are remembering a Twin Cities mother who lost her life in an icy crash on Saturday.

01/16/2011

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Woman, 25, Killed In Rollover Accident On I-494

Part of southbound Interstate 494 was closed Saturday morning while the Minnesota State Patrol investigated a fatal accident near Bass Lake Road.

01/15/2011

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