Traffic delays on I-94/694/494 interchange will continue through the week
Motorists can expect delays this week as the ramps and loops located on the east side of the I-694/I-494/I-94 interchange closed late Monday.
Northbound I-494 to eastbound I-94 traffic will be directed to take Hwy 61 to I-94
Eastbound I-94 to northbound I-694 traffic will be detoured to take south I-494 to Bailey Road and go north on I-494.
Northbound I-494 to westbound I-94 traffic will be detoured to take Hwy 61 to I-94
Westbound I-94 to northbound I-694 traffic will be detoured to take I-35E to I-694.
The interchange will open July 12:
Construction on I-494 and I-694 began in mid-April and will primarily involve the concrete overlay, the asphalt overlay and the pond and drainage improvements of the corridor.
More information about the project is available at: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i494and694/index.html.
For statewide traffic, construction and travel information visit or call 511 or log onto www.511mn.org.