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9 a.m. update: Hwy. 10 in Coon Rapids reopens

Posted by: Tim Harlow Updated: January 23, 2015 - 9:01 AM

One lane of eastbound Hwy. 10 has reopened at Hanson Blvd. in Coon Rapids. Authorities had shut it down for about 30 minutes to rescue a man who was found injured and lying on railroad tracks below at Egret Blvd.

Aircare has departed the scene, and so have all the emergency vehicles.

8:40 a.m. update: Rescue underway on Hwy. 10 in Coon Rapids

Posted by: Tim Harlow Updated: January 23, 2015 - 8:43 AM

By the sounds of it, somebody was hurt on the railroad tracks below Hwy. 10 at Egret Blvd. It was not immediately clear if the person was a motorist or a pedestrian. 

Several rescue workers have lowered a basket over the side of the overpass and aircare has landed on the highway.

Eastbound Hwy. 10 is closed at Hanson Blvd. as are exit ramps to eastbound Hwy. 10.  Traffic is being diverted off eastbound 10 at Hanson. 

8:35 a.m. update: Current drive times

Posted by: Tim Harlow Updated: January 23, 2015 - 8:38 AM

Here are some current travel times:

North metro

Southbound 35W from Forest Lake Split to downtown Minneapolis: 17 minutes

Southbound 35E from County 96 to I-94: 11 minutes.

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

Westbound 694 from 35E to Hwy. 252: 11 minutes. Eastbound is 11 minutes.

West metro

Eastbound 94 from Hwy. 101 to 494: 9 minutes

Southbound 494 from 94 down to 394: 6 minutes

Eastbound 394 from 494 to 35W via 94: 10 minutes

Southbound Hwy. 169 from I-94 to Crosstown: 16 minutes

Southbound Hwy. 100 from I-94 to Crosstown: 14 minutes

South metro

Northbound 35W from County 42 to Crosstown: 11 minutes    To downtown Minneapolis: 20 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: 12 minutes

Eastbound Hwy. 212 from Dell Road to Crosstown: 6 minutes

Westbound 494 from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 100: 8 minutes.  Eastbound 494 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 6 minutes

Westbound Crosstown from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 169: 8 minutes   Eastbound Crosstown from Hwy. 169 to Cedar Avenue: 8 minutes

East metro

Westbound 94 from Manning Avenue to downtown St. Paul: 10 minutes

Westbound 94 from 35E to the Lowry Hill Tunnel: 11 minutes.

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

8:25 a.m. update: Hwy. 10 closure due to medical emergency

Posted by: Tim Harlow Updated: January 23, 2015 - 8:27 AM

Authorities are about to shut down a portion of eastbound Hwy. 10 at Hanson Blvd. to allow a helicopter to land on the highway.  A medical is in progress near a railroad bridge in the area.

8 a.m. update: Current drive times

Posted by: Tim Harlow Updated: January 23, 2015 - 8:02 AM

A new crash on northbound Hwy. 169 at Anderson Lakes Pkwy. has bumped up the travel time for commuters coming out of Shakopee.

Traffic remains tight on southbound 35W from 95th Avenue to County Road 88 due to earlier crashes. The one at County E2 is also impacting drivers trying to get on 35W at I-694 and from eastbound Hwy. 10.

One other crash that is causing very short delays is on northbound 35W at Cliff Road.

Here are some current travel times:

North metro

Southbound 35W from Forest Lake Split to downtown Minneapolis: 33 minutes

Southbound 35E from County 96 to I-94: 11 minutes.

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

Westbound 694 from 35E to Hwy. 252: 11 minutes. Eastbound is 11 minutes.

West metro

Eastbound 94 from Hwy. 101 to 494: 9 minutes

Southbound 494 from 94 down to 394: 6 minutes

Eastbound 394 from 494 to 35W via 94: 10 minutes

Southbound Hwy. 169 from I-94 to Crosstown: 16 minutes

Southbound Hwy. 100 from I-94 to Crosstown: 14 minutes

South metro

Northbound 35W from County 42 to Crosstown: 11 minutes    To downtown Minneapolis: 20 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: 12 minutes

Eastbound Hwy. 212 from Dell Road to Crosstown: 6 minutes

Westbound 494 from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 100: 8 minutes.  Eastbound 494 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 6 minutes

Westbound Crosstown from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 169: 8 minutes   Eastbound Crosstown from Hwy. 169 to Cedar Avenue: 8 minutes

East metro

Westbound 94 from Manning Avenue to downtown St. Paul: 10 minutes

Westbound 94 from 35E to the Lowry Hill Tunnel: 11 minutes.

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

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