MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Another portion of Interstate 94 that was set to undergo construction this week has been postponed.

Eastbound I-94 at the Portland Avenue Tunnel was set to be closed Tuesday evening for repairs.

This is part of the larger I-94 construction project that spans nine miles from Nicollet Avenue downtown Minneapolis to Single Creek Parkway Brooklyn Center. The main project is a resurfacing of the roadway, but several bridges and tunnels are also slated to be fixed.

The Portland Avenue Tunnel will now be closed Tuesday, July 18. A portion of I-94 east will be closed at the tunnel beginning at 11 p.m. It will reopen at 5 a.m. July 19, weather permitting.

During the closure, motorists will be detoured to I-35W south to 46th Street to I-35W north to I-94 east.

The ramp from I-394 east to I-94 east will also be closed.

Additionally, westbound lanes of I-94 at the Lowry Tunnel are still being rerouted to travel on the eastbound side.

For more information, visit MnDOt online.

Comments (2)
  1. Tim Neumann says:

    More bad planning by MN DOLTs

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