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7:25 a.m. update: Tough sledding in the south metro

Posted by: Tim Harlow Updated: February 4, 2013 - 7:26 AM

Drivers in the south metro continue to crawl along as three major routes are seeing extremely heavy traffic.

On northbound Cedar Avenue, it's nearly 40 minutes from 147th Street up to 494.

On northbound 35W, it's 27 minutes from the Burnsville Split up to 494.

On northbound 169, it's 30 minutes from Marschall Road to 494.

Drivers on northbound 35E will encounter a jamup from County Road 11 to Diffley where there is a crash in the right lane.

In the east metro, commuters on westbound 94 will need 18 minutes from Manning Avenue to Kellogg Blvd.

On westbound Hwy. 36, it's 18 minutes from Hwy. 61 over to Hwy. 280.

In the north metro, it is 30 minutes on eastbound 94 from Hwy. 101 to 494.

On southbound Hwy. 169, it's 27 minutes from 94 down to the Crosstown.

Hwy. 100 is moving fairly well with 15 minutes needed from 94 down to Hwy. 7 heading south.




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