Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Dec. 4, 2018

Overnight lane closures on I-494 and I-694 in the east metro scheduled Dec. 5 through Dec. 22

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists on Interstate 494 in Woodbury and Interstate 694 in Oakdale will encounter lane closures as crews begin median work on Dec. 5.

Beginning at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, the left lane will be closed in both directions of Interstate 494 between Valley Creek Road and I-94/I-494/I-694 interchange.

Also, beginning at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, the left lane will be closed in both directions of Interstate 694 between 10th Street and I-94/I-494/I-694 interchange.

Near the interchange, both directions of I-494 and I-694 may be reduced to a single lane.

The median work is in preparation of the upcoming I-94/I-494/I-694 interchange and bridge reconstruction project scheduled to begin in spring 2019.

All lanes will reopen daily by 6 a.m. each morning, weather permitting.  The median work is expected to be completed by Sat. Dec, 22.

The Interstate 94/I-494/I-694 interchange and bridge reconstruction project will provide a smoother, safer, long-lasting road with updated bridges and some mobility improvements. Performing periodic pavement repairs at the appropriate times can greatly increase a road’s lifespan. The project helps ensure MnDOT’s transportation system will continue to serve the state for many years. Construction is expected to be complete by fall 2020.

For more information about the project, visit mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94-494-694. Follow the project on Twitter @mndotnews for daily traffic updates.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit 511mn.org.

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