Updated information—Off-peak lane closures scheduled on I-494 until Oct.10
Xcel Energy crews need two additional days to complete repairs
ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will encounter lane closures on Interstate 494 in Newport as Xcel Energy crews continue crossing power lines at the roadway.
At 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, both directions of I-494 between Carver Road and Bailey Road will be reduced to two lanes. The lanes will re-open daily by 2 p.m.
Xcel Energy expects to complete the work by 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 14.
Motorists should prepare to slow down in work zone areas.