Summer may be coming to a close but construction season is still in full swing. After months of detours and closures, drivers in the western suburbs will have one more to deal with.
A stretch of Interstate 35E in the northeast Twin Cities metro will be closed this weekend while workers replace underground pipes. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says I-35E will be closed between I-694 in Vadnais Heights and Highway 96 in White Bear Lake from 9 p.m. Friday till 5 a.m. Monday.
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.
Parts of two major freeways are closed this weekend, complicating travel for motorists in the Twin Cities. Interstate 94 in St. Paul is closed in both directions between Highway 280 and Interstate 35E so that Xcel Energy crews can relocate power lines in the area. The posted detour routes motorists onto Highway 36.
A three-car accident has caused parts of Highway 7 to close in McLead County early Tuesday morning. According to Minnesota State Patrol, a fatal crash at Dairy Avenue has shut down Highway 7 in both directions in the Lester Prairie area.
Transportation officials say Highway 100 will be closed in the southwest metro this weekend as crews demolish a railway bridge over the roadway.
Motorists in the Twin Cities should expect delays this weekend as both directions of Highway 100 will be closed in Brooklyn Center for construction. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said the closure will start at 10 p.m. Friday and the highway should be back open by 5 a.m. Monday for the morning commute.
The right lane of northbound Interstate 35 between Cliff Road and Black Dog Road in Burnsville, Minn. will close at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. With all the rain we’ve had lately the Minnesota River is rising, and workers with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will put up barriers along the east side of the I-35W, near Black Dog Road, to keep the water out.
A mudslide in Minneapolis caused evacuations and road closures Thursday evening. Deputy Chief Todd White from the Minneapolis Fire Department says the mudslide was first reported at about 7:15 p.m., and occurred on the West Bank of the University of Minnesota campus.
Drivers will encounter a ramp closure and detour on northbound Interstate 694 in Pine Springs as the ramp to eastbound Highway 36 closes after this weekend.
Warner Road in St. Paul, Minn. will be closed March 22 – 23 as construction crews continue the demolition of the southbound Highway 52 Lafayette Bridge. Warner Road will close at 7 a.m. Saturday between Sibley Street and Childs Road. The road is scheduled to reopen again by 5 p.m. Sunday, March 23, weather permitting.
The span of Hiawatha Avenue underneath the Martin Olav Sabo Pedestrian Bridge will be closing overnight this week.
It might take you a little longer to get between Minneapolis and St. Paul this weekend as Interstate 94 shuts down for repairs.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be closing Highway 169 for construction this weekend.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced a series of lane closures that could affect traffic in the east Twin Cities metro area on Friday.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is warning of a major road closure in the east Twin Cities metro area this weekend.
Motorists will face delays and detours when a part of eastbound Interstate 694 in Brooklyn Center closes down.
The Hennepin County Transportation Department has issued an emergency closure of Bottineau Boulevard in Maple Grove, Minn., from 93rd Avenue North to Fernbrook Lane due to a mudslide caused by the weekend’s heavy rains.
MnDOT is closing one southbound lane of Hwy. 169 starting at 6 a.m. Sunday between Valley View Road and Interstate 494.
The Lowry Hill Tunnel in Minneapolis will close overnight early next week for some spring cleaning.