Watch for a stalled vehicle on the left shoulder on southbound 35W at County Road I. It's packed coming down from Hwy. 10.
It's a 12-minute drive from Hwy. 10 to Hwy. 280.
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The contractor building a concrete median barrier along a 3-mile segment of Hwy. 12 in Wayzata and Orono has finished its work a week early and road will reopen to motorists on Friday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said.
The Metropolitan Council on Wednesday awarded a $118 million contract to Siemens to design 27 light-rail cars for the Southwest Light Rail Project.
As the number of people riding the metro area's two light-rail lines soars, so is the number of passengers who take rides without paying.
Road and lane closures with their associated detours are not fun for anybody, and this weekend will be a dozy for drivers in the west metro.
Motorists won't be able to use the new road for about another month.