8:30 a.m. update: Current drive times
- Blog Post by: Tim Harlow
- May 16, 2014 - 8:32 AM
The smooth commute continues with traffic moving at or near the posted speeds on most mainline routes.
Our trouble spots are on northbound Hwy. 169 at Hwy. 41. Police are dealing with an overturned vehicle in the right turn lane.
On southbound 35E, traffic slows from Hwy. 36 to downtown St. Paul. That's mainly do to the gawker slow down as motorists peek at the remnants of a semi fire on the northbound side at Pennsylvania Avenue. Two right lanes are blocked with fire rigs. Northbound traffic is at a near standstill from University Avenue.
In Lakeville, the grind continues through the work zone. It's plugged up from 195th Street up to County 46 for northbound drivers. It's 15 minutes through there.
Here are some current travel times:
Southbound 35W from 95th Avenue to downtown Minneapolis: 24 minutes
Southbound 35E from Forest Lake Split to I-94: 25 minutes.
Eastbound Hwy. 10 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 12 minutes
Westbound 694 from 35E to Hwy. 252: 10 minutes. Eastbound is 10 minutes.
Eastbound 94 from Hwy. 101 to 494: 10 minutes
Southbound 494 from 94 down to 394: 8 minutes
Eastbound 394 from 494 to 35W via 94: 9 minutes
Southbound Hwy. 169 from Hwy. 610 to Crosstown: 18 minutes
Southbound Hwy. 100 from I-94 to Crosstown: 13 minutes
Northbound 35W from County 42 to downtown Minneapolis: 16 minutes.
Northbound Cedar Avenue from 35E to the Crosstown: 10 minutes
Northbound 35E from County 42 to downtown St. Paul: 18 minutes
Northbound 169 from Canterbury Road to 494: 8 minutes
Eastbound Hwy. 212 from Dell Road to Crosstown: 11 minutes
Westbound 494 from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 100: 9 minutes. Eastbound 494 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 7 minutes
Westbound Crosstown from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 169: 9 minutes Eastbound Crosstown from Hwy. 100 to Cedar Avenue: 7 minutes
Westbound 94 from Manning Avenue to downtown St. Paul: 13 minutes
Westbound 94 from 35E to the Lowry Hill Tunnel: 8 minutes.
Westbound Hwy. 36 from Edgerton Street to 35W: 6 minutes.
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