Semi Rollover At I-494 & Hwy 169 Prompts Lane ClosuresThe Bloomington Fire Department says a semi truck rolled off a highway ramp Sunday and landed on another ramp below.
394? 494? 694?: Why Are Highways Named The Way They Are?To answer this question, it’s necessary to go back to 1956 when the parent highway, I-94, was first created. I-394, I-494 and I-694 later become part of its family.
Steering Wheel Saves Driver From Flying Scrap Metal On HighwayThe phrase "keep your eyes on the road" has never meant more to Angela Mackenthun than it does now.
Woman Killed After Crashing Into Tow Truck In Dakota CountyA woman is dead after her car hit a tow truck on the shoulder of a Dakota County highway.
State Patrol: 2 Dead, 4 Injured In Head-On Crash On I-494Two women are dead and four others are injured after a head-on crash Friday night on Interstate 494 near the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Suspects Lead Police On Chase, Hit Squad Car In Inver Grove HeightsThree men are in police custody after leading officers on a chase Friday evening. One of them crashed into a squad car while attempting to flee.
State Patrol: 35W Closes After Semi Accident In BloomingtonTraffic on Interstate 35W was at a stand still in both directions Saturday afternoon after an accident involving a semi-truck. The Minnesota State Patrol says a piece of construction equipment on the semi made contact with the 86th Street Bridge just before 1 p.m.
Suspect Arrested After Chase Prompts School Lock Down In BloomingtonNormandale Community College is currently on lockdown due to an emergency in the area. Normandale Director of Media and Public Relations Steve Geller said the students are being advised to stay where they are and remain off campus until told otherwise.
Several Southbound I-494 Ramps To Close In Northwest MetroSummer 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.
Police Draw Weapons In Traffic Stop On Hwy 169Eden Prairie Police officers conducted a high-risk traffic stop Friday morning that ended with firearms drawn. The incident began when police received a 911 call from a man who said a passenger in another vehicle had pointed a gun at him on the highway near Shakopee.
MnDOT Reopens I-94 After Scheduled Construction Finishes EarlyDespite a scheduled construction closure, a major highway between the Twin Cities is open in both directions Saturday evening.