A rash of crashes in the past 20 minutes has turned the rush hour into the crawl hour for commuters on southbound 35W and westbound Hwy. 36.  A multi-car crash has both the right shoulder and left lane impacted on westbound Hwy. 36 at Snelling Avenue.

Ahead, traffic crams near Hwy. 280 as a crash is still blocking the left lane of southbound 35W at Johnson Street.

Look for the left lane to be blocked on westbound 94 at 1st Avenue in downtown Minneapolis. 

In Bloomington, a minor set back can be expected for eastbound 494 drivers due to a mishap at France Avenue.

Here are some current travel times:

North metro

Southbound 35W from 95th Avenue to downtown Minneapolis: 23 minutes

Southbound 35E from County 96 to I-94: 10 minutes.

Eastbound Hwy. 10 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 12 minutes

Westbound 694 from 35E to Hwy. 252: 10 minutes. Eastbound is 10 minutes.

West metro

Eastbound 94 from Hwy. 101 to 494: 10 minutes

Southbound 494 from 94 down to 394: 8 minutes

Eastbound 394 from 494 to 35W via 94: 10 minutes

Southbound Hwy. 169 from I-94 to Crosstown: 12 minutes

Southbound Hwy. 100 from I-94 to Crosstown: 13 minutes

South metro

Northbound 35W from County 42 to Crosstown: 11 minutes    To downtown Minneapolis: 17 minutes.

Northbound Cedar Avenue from 35E to the Crosstown: 9 minutes

Northbound 35E from County 42 to downtown St. Paul: 17 minutes

Northbound 169 from Canterbury Road to 494: 9 minutes

Eastbound Hwy. 212 from Dell Road to Crosstown: 8 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: 8 minutes   Eastbound Crosstown from Hwy. 100 to Cedar Avenue: 6 minutes

East metro

Westbound 94 from Manning Avenue to downtown St. Paul: 11 minutes

Westbound 94 from 35E to the Lowry Hill Tunnel: 9 minutes.

Westbound Hwy. 36 from Edgerton Street to 35W: 8 minutes.

Older Post

6:55 a.m. update: Wrecks block lanes on Hwy. 36, I-35W in northeast

Newer Post

7:10 a.m. update: Treacherous on Bass Lake Road at Northwest Blvd.