Southbound I-494 Scheduled for Weekend Closure in Maple Grove
Oct 22, 2015 07:31AM
By Wendy Erlien
(Provided by the Minnesota Department of Transportation)
Work on the I-494 project continues, with another closure scheduled for the weekend.
A portion of southbound I-494 will be closing starting 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23 through 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
“Southbound I-494 will be closing between I-694/94 in Maple Grove and I-394 in Minnetonka while crews work in the median area,” MnDOT stated in a release. All southbound I-494 ramps between I-694/94 and I-394 will be closed as well.
Travelers will be detoured around the closure by:
- Eastbound I-694/94
- Southbound Highway 16
- Westbound I-394. The westbound I-394 ramp to southbound I-494 will remain open during the detour.
is part of a two-year I-494
construction project that includes adding a third lane on I-494 between
Highway 55 and I-94/694, repairing pavement, and building a noise wall along