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6:45 a.m. update: Current drive times

Posted by: Tim Harlow Updated: July 28, 2014 - 6:49 AM

Northbound Hwy. 169 is holding up pretty well despite the new closure at I-494. The highway is closed north of 494 up to Bren Road until October for a resurfacing project. A new overpass is being constructed at the Crosstown.  Southbound lanes reopened this morning.

Look for traffic to bunch up between Hwy. 241 and Hwy. 101 and intermittent delays from Hwy. 101 to Weaver Lake Road on eastbound 94. A crash on the westbound lanes at 101st Avenue is attracting some attention from eastbound drivers.

Our other hot spot is westbound 694 at Hwy. 61. A crash is off on the right shoulder.

Here are some current travel times:

North metro

Southbound 35W from 95th Avenue to downtown Minneapolis: 24 minutes

Southbound 35E from County 96 to I-94: 12 minutes.

Eastbound Hwy. 10 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 12 minutes

Westbound 694 from 35E to Hwy. 252: 10 minutes. Eastbound is 10 minutes.

West metro

Eastbound 94 from Hwy. 101 to 494: 11 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: 14 minutes

Southbound Hwy. 100 from I-94 to Crosstown: 13 minutes

South metro

Northbound 35W from County 42 to Crosstown: 10 minutes    To downtown Minneapolis: 16 minutes.

Northbound Cedar Avenue from 35E to the Crosstown: 10 minutes

Northbound 35E from County 42 to downtown St. Paul: 17 minutes

Northbound 169 from Canterbury Road to 494: 9 minutes

Eastbound Hwy. 212 from Dell Road to Crosstown: 11 minutes

Westbound 494 from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 100: 6 minutes.  Eastbound 494 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 5 minutes

Westbound Crosstown from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 169: 7 minutes   Eastbound Crosstown from Hwy. 100 to Cedar Avenue: 6 minutes

East metro

Westbound 94 from Manning Avenue to downtown St. Paul: 13 minutes

Westbound 94 from 35E to the Lowry Hill Tunnel: 9 minutes.

Westbound Hwy. 36 from Edgerton Street to 35W: 7 minutes.

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