The best news of the day is that the Hwy. 41 crossing over the Minnesota River in Chaska has reopened, according to the Carver County Sheriff's Office. The bridge had been closed due to flooding.
The mid-rush hour slow down has formed on westbound I-94 between Franklin Avenue and the work zone at Chicago Avenue. Plan on 10 to 12 minutes from Cedar Avenue over to the Lowry Hill Tunnel
Look out for this jam up on northbound Hwy. 52 at I-494 in Inver Grove Heights.
Debris on the road is part of the reason for the crunch on eastbound I-94 in the vicinity of Brockton Lane in Maple Grove.