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May 26, 2022

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I-494 lane closures in Woodbury begin May 31

Southbound I-494 weekend road closure planned for June 3-6

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists traveling southbound on Interstate 494 in Woodbury will encounter lane closures beginning May 31, as crews begin concrete pavement repairs.

Nightly, from approximately 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. southbound I-494 will be reduced to a single lane between Tamarack Road and Lake Road beginning Tuesday, May 31.

In addition, southbound I-494 also will be reduced to two lanes daily from approximately 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. in this same area beginning June 1.

There also will be a full weekend closure of southbound I-494 between Tamarack Road and Lake Road beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, June 3 through 5 a.m. Monday, June 6. Motorists will be directed to follow the posted detour of I-94 to Highway 61.

Work is expected to be complete by Wednesday, June 15.

All construction activities and traffic impacts are weather dependent and subject to change. MnDOT urges motorists to always be attentive, drive with caution, slow down in work zones where workers are present.