Weekend Road Work: Portion of I-94 to Close for 101st Avenue Bridge Removal
Jan 15, 2017 01:38PM
● By Wendy Erlien
Both directions of I-94 between I-494 and the new Highway 610 will be closed the weekend of Jan. 21-22 for demolition of the former 101st Avenue bridge in Maple Grove.
According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, lane restrictions may begin around 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20 for demolition crews can begin setup. Around 10 p.m. Friday evening, I-94 is scheduled to close to through traffic between I-494 and Highway 610 in each direction.
The roadway is anticipated to reopen to traffic by 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23.
The following detours are recommended by MnDOT during the closure:
- Westbound I-94 - Detour north on Highway 169 and then west on new Highway 610
- Eastbound I-94: Detour east on new Highway 610 and then south on Highway 169
The 101st Avenue bridge is being removed as part of the Highway 610 project.
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