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7:30 a.m. update: Crowded, but moving on 494 in Bloomington

  • Blog Post by: Tim Harlow
  • July 19, 2013 - 7:31 AM

Congestion is forming on westbound I-494 between Portland and Penn Avenues, but at least traffic is moving. Plan on 8 minutes along the Strip.   Eastbound doesn't seem to be having any problems.

Look for a brief slow down on southbound 494 from Bass Lake Road to Schmidt Lake Road. A motorist who had been changing a tire has completed his work and has gone on his way.

Drivers on northbound 35E have company, but not enough to slow them down more than a couple minutes. From County Road 42 to downtown St. Paul is only 17 minutes.

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