Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Oct. 24, 2018

Interstate 494 west in Bloomington closed this weekend from Hwy 100 to Hwy 212

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

Motorists going west will see the freeway close at 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29 from Hwy 100 to Hwy 212. The detour is Hwy 100 north to Hwy 62 west to Hwy 212 south to I-494.

Eastbound I-494 between Hwy 212 and Hwy 100 will close Nov. 2-5. The detour is Hwy 212 north to Highway 62 East to Hwy 100 south to I-494. 

Crews are building an entrance ramp from East Bush Lake Road in Bloomington to I-494 west.  They will be painting the ramps during the closures.

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

This is a city of Bloomington project with MnDOT as a partner.  

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