Traffic on southbound 494 is creeping along from the Fish Lake Interchange past a fresh wreck on the shoulder at Rockford Road.
Our other incidents on the system at this hour include:
- Southbound 35W at Hwy. 10 and a stalled vehicle at Hwy. 36.
- Eastbound 394, a stall at Penn Avenue
- Southbound I-35 at Hwy. 97, a rollover wreck in Forest Lake.
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The St. Paul Public Works Department is taking a survey to get feedback that will be used to better serve residents to improve its winter road maintenance and snow emergency procedures.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is still working to complete the metro area's newest MnPASS lane on I-35E in St. Paul and Maplewood, but the agency is already looking to extend it into the northeastern suburbs.
Fans heading to metro area sporting events helped Metro Transit set a single-day ridership record on light-rail trains.
TCF Bank Stadium promises to be a busy place this weekend as both the Gophers and Vikings play games on the University of Minnesota campus.