The crash that had been blocking lanes on westbound 494 at Hardman Avenue is finally gone, but the big time delays are not. Traffic is stacked up to near Valley Creek Road in Woodbury and things don't loosen up until you pass Concord in South St. Paul.
Look for a motorcyclist who went down on 38th Street and Bloomington Avenue in Minneapolis. The vehicle took off and police are now looking for a gray or blue vehicle.
The newest wreck on the system is on westbound 694 at the 35E split in Little Canada. Ahead, 694 is tight from 35E over to the work zone to Hwy. 252. That is 20 minutes.
Police are calling for extrication in the crash that is blocking the intersection of County Road 101 and Hwy. 7 in Minnetonka.