The slow downs on southbound Hwy. 65 through Ham Lake and Blaine are starting to develop with road closure now in place. The highway is closed at Hwy. 10 and lane restrictions in place at 93rd Avenue. Traffic stacks up at 99th Avenue, and we can expect that line to grow as the rush goes on.
Elsewhere, not a hint of congestion yet. No crashes either. Here are some current travel times:
Southbound 35W from 95th Avenue to downtown Minneapolis: 16 minutes
Southbound 35E from County J to I-94: 11 minutes.
Eastbound Hwy. 10 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 12 minutes
Westbound 694 from 35E to Hwy. 252: 10 minutes. Eastbound is 10 minutes.
Eastbound 94 from Hwy. 101 to 494: 9 minutes
Southbound 494 from 94 down to 394: 7 minutes
Eastbound 394 from 494 to 35W via 94: 9 minutes
Southbound Hwy. 169 from I-94 to Crosstown: 13 minutes
Southbound Hwy. 100 from I-94 to Crosstown: 12 minutes
Northbound 35W from County 42 to downtown Minneapolis: 15 minutes.
Northbound Cedar Avenue from 35E to the Crosstown: 9 minutes
Northbound 35E from County 42 to downtown St. Paul: 18 minutes
Northbound 169 from Canterbury Road to 494: 9 minutes
Eastbound Hwy. 212 from Dell Road to Crosstown: 11 minutes
Westbound 494 from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 100: 6 minutes. Eastbound 494 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 5 minutes
Westbound Crosstown from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 169: 7 minutes Eastbound Crosstown from Hwy. 100 to Cedar Avenue: 6 minutes
Westbound 94 from Manning Avenue to downtown St. Paul: 11 minutes
Westbound 94 from 35E to the Lowry Hill Tunnel: 8 minutes.
Westbound Hwy. 36 from Edgerton Street to 35W: 5 minutes.