Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 10, 2018

Eastbound Interstate 494 in Bloomington closed this weekend from Hwy 169 to Hwy 100

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will close part of eastbound Interstate 494 in Bloomington this weekend.

The freeway will close for motorists going east at 10 p.m. Friday, July 13 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 16 from Hwy 169 to Hwy 100. The detour is Hwy 212 north to Hwy 62 east to Hwy 100 south to I-494.

Motorists will also see one and sometimes two lanes of westbound I-494 between Hwy 100 and Hwy 169 closed during the weekend as well.

Crews are building an entrance ramp from East Bush Lake Road in Bloomington to I-494 west.  They will be installing beams on the ramp this weekend.

Westbound I-494 will close from 10 p.m. Friday, July 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 23 to complete the beam installation.

Motorists should plan ahead and give themselves extra time to reach their destinations.  

For more information, visit the project website at: https://www.bloomingtonmn.gov/eng/east-bush-lake-roadi-494-interchange-west-bound-ramp

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