Officials have opened the ramp from westbound 494 to 24th Avenue following a violent crash that required extrication of the vehicle's occupants. Traffic was jammed approaching the scene is starting to loosen.
Westbound Crosstown is slow and go from 28th Avenue over to Hwy. 100. That is now at 15 minutes.
Drive times are rising on crammed northbound 35W from Hwy. 13 to the Minnesota River bridge and on northbound Hwy. 169 from Hwy. 101 up to Anderson Lakes Pkwy. The good news, the delays are not as horrible as earlier in the week.
Reminder that roads in the Lake Harriet area are off limits as President Obama makes an appearance. Then, prepare for freeway shut downs as he heads back to the MSP Airport later this morning.
Here are some current travel times:
Southbound 35W from 95th Avenue to Hwy. 280: 13 minutes
Southbound 35E from County J to I-94: 13 minutes.
Eastbound Hwy. 10 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 12 minutes
Westbound 694 from 35E to Hwy. 252: 10 minutes. Eastbound is 10 minutes.
Eastbound 94 from Hwy. 101 to 494: 9 minutes
Southbound 494 from 94 down to 394: 8 minutes
Eastbound 394 from 494 to 35W via 94: 9 minutes
Southbound Hwy. 169 from I-94 to Crosstown: 15 minutes
Southbound Hwy. 100 from I-94 to Crosstown: 14 minutes
Northbound 35W from County 42 to the Crosstown: 17 minutes.
Northbound Cedar Avenue from 35E to the Crosstown: 9 minutes
Northbound 35E from County 42 to downtown St. Paul: 18 minutes
Northbound 169 from Canterbury Road to 494: 19 minutes
Eastbound Hwy. 212 from Dell Road to Crosstown: 10 minutes
Westbound 494 from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 100: 12 minutes. Eastbound 494 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 6 minutes
Westbound Crosstown from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 169: 13 minutes Eastbound Crosstown from Hwy. 100 to Cedar Avenue: 9 minutes
Westbound 94 from Manning Avenue to downtown St. Paul: 14 minutes
Westbound 94 from 35E to the Lowry Hill Tunnel: 9 minutes.
Westbound Hwy. 36 from Edgerton Street to 35W: 8 minutes.