Crashes still abound on the system with lengthy delays persisting. Here is the latest list from MnDOT.
|1629||Stall on Mainline||I-35W SB @ University Ave||1 lane blocked||Fri @ 09:15|
|439||Stall on Mainline||I-494 WB @ Annapolis Cir||2 lane(s) blocked||Fri @ 09:07|
|118||Crash on Mainline||T.H.62 EB E of Tracy Ave||Right lane blocked||Fri @ 07:44|
|216||Stall on Mainline||T.H.100 NB @ Minnetonka Blvd||3 lane(s) blocked||Fri @ 08:20|
|422||Crash on Mainline||I-494 WB @ Penn Ave||1 lane blocked||Fri @ 08:16|
|917||Stall on Mainline||I-94 WB @ Olson Hwy||2 lane(s) blocked||Fri @ 08:48|
|813||Stall on Exit||I-94 WB @ U.S.169 SB||Ramp Closed||Fri @ 09:22|
|631||Stall on Mainline||I-35W NB||2 lane(s) blocked||Fri @ 09:16|
|838||Crash on Mainline||I-94 EB @ Huron St||Just cleared||Fri @ 08:14|
|836||Stall on Mainline||I-94 WB @ 5th St||2 lane(s) blocked||Fri @ 07:20|
|852||Stall on Mainline||I-94 WB @ I-35E||Left lane blocked||Fri @ 08:19|
|841||Stall on Mainline||I-94 WB @ T.H.280 NB||Left lane partially blocked||Fri @ 08:40|
|715||Crash on Mainline||I-694 WB @ T.H.61||Left lane blocked||Fri @ 08:51|
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