Traffic is now getting by on the left shoulder on eastbound 694 at Lexington Avenue. The backups extend back to Silver Lake Road.
Another tough spot is on westbound 94 at County Road 81. Crashes on both the right and left shoulder.
The ramp from southbound Hwy. 252 to eastbound 694 remains closed.
In downtown Minneapolis, a power outage is affecting some traffic signals, which are out.
Westbound 94 from Manning Avenue to Hwy. 280 is jammed packed. That drive will take 30 minutes.