Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Oct. 15, 2019

Southbound Interstate 494 ramp closures in Woodbury begin Oct. 21

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Motorists will encounter ramp closures and detours on southbound Interstate 494 in Woodbury Oct. 21, weather permitting. Beginning at 6:00 p.m., Mon. Oct. 21, the ramp from southbound I-494 to Tamarack Road will close. Motorists will be directed to follow the posted detour of southbound I-494, to the Valley Creek Road exit, to northbound Weir Drive.

In addition, at that same time on Oct. 21, the ramp from Tamarack Road to southbound I-494 will also close. Motorists will be directed to follow the posted detours of Bielenberg Drive or Weir Drive, to the Valley Creek Road Interchange to access southbound I-494.

Both ramps are expected to reopen in mid-November. Motorists are urged to plan ahead and allow more time to reach your destination.

The work and traffic changes are part of the I-94/494/694 Interchange construction project.

For more information about the project, visit: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94-494-694.

Follow the project traffic impacts on Twitter @mndotnews for daily traffic updates. For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit 511mn.org.

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