Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 17, 2013

Orange barrels on a highway

Nightly I-494 lane closures in Bloomington start May 19

Bridge repairs, road resurfacing and utility work continues

Roseville, Minn. – During the evenings next week motorists on Interstate 494 between Highway100 and Cedar Avenue will experience delays as lanes in both directions of the freeway close.  

Beginning at 7 p.m. May 19 through May 24, both directions of I-494 between Highway 100 and Cedar Avenue will be reduced to two lanes. At 10 p.m. the roadway will be reduced to a single lane. All lanes will open by 6 a.m. daily through May 24 and by 8 a.m. Saturday, May 25.

The closures are necessary as crews work in the center lanes of the freeway and on roadway medians and bridges.

For more information, or to sign up for e-mail project updates, visit the project I-494 website at: http://www.mndot.gov/metro/projects/i494richfield.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511.org or dial 5-1-1.


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