MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation says motorists will likely encounter slow moving traffic when lane closures begin on a stretch of Interstate 394 Friday.
Starting at 10 p.m. Friday, construction crews will close the mainline lanes on westbound I-394 between Highway 100 and I-94. All westbound traffic between there will shift to two High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV)/reversible lanes.READ MORE: Remains Of Missing Woman Found Near Hinckley
The mainline lanes of westbound I-394 will be closed for approximately two weeks, MnDOT says.
There will also be several ramps closing, which include westbound I-394 to Penn Avenue, Penn Avenue to westbound I-394, eastbound I-94 to westbound I-394, and westbound I-94 to westbound I-394 (single lane).READ MORE: A Man Suffers Life Threatening Injuries After Crash In Douglas County
MnDOT says crews will be working overnight throughout the first weekend and residents who live near the construction site may hear construction noise throughout the evening and into the morning.
Lyndale Avenue over Dunwoody Boulevard/Hennepin Avenue will also close beginning July 13. Motorists will then be detoured to Dunwood Boulevard, Hennepin Avenue, 12th Street and Linden Avenue to byass the closure. It will be closed through September.MORE NEWS: Colorado Man Dies In Becker County Crash
For more on the construction, visit MnDOT’s website.