This is National Child Passenger Safety Week as proclaimed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the time of year when parents of children are urged to be sure their young passengers are buckled up and in the correct car seat for their age and size.
A semitrailer truck rolled over on the ramp from Dodd Road to westbound I-494 Monday morning leading to a huge backup extending more than 8 miles into Woodbury, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said.
The biggest curve ball for drivers this weekend won't be delivered by Twins ace Ervin Santana, rather the Minnesota Department of Transportation which will close the eastbound lanes of I-94 between Brooklyn Center and downtown Minneapolis.
Commuters and Vikings fans had pre-season taste of what traffic can be like in downtown Minneapolis when there is a weekday football game. On Monday, it's the real drill as Adrian Peterson and the New Orleans Saints come to U.S. Bank Stadium for a 6:10 p.m. game.