The rush hour winds down with some congestion on southbound 35W due to a crash on the Mississippi River bridge and ramp jams on westbound 94 to 11th Street.

Traffic on westbound 494 also remains heavy from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 100. Look for a crash on the right shoulder at Nicollet Avenue.

Utility work will lead to lane closings in a few spots today:
 

The left lane of eastbound 694 from Hwy. 100 to 35W will be closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

The left lane of 35W in both directions from Washington Avenue to University Avenue will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon today.

The ramp from westbound Hwy. 55 to Bloomington Road will be closed from noon to 2 p.m. today.

Crews will repair potholes on Hwy. 13 between Nicollet Avenue and 35W from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Look for intermittent lane closures.