In the next few minutes, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and transportation commissioner Charlie Zelle will share Gov. Mark Dayton's plan for addressing the congestion problems at the interchange of I-494 and I-35W. Today, no problems at what has been deemed the 17th worst interchange in the country.
Here are some current travel times:
Southbound 35W from 95th Avenue to downtown Minneapolis: 21 minutes
Southbound 35E from County 96 to I-94: 21 minutes.
Eastbound Hwy. 10 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 12 minutes
Westbound 694 from 35E to Hwy. 252: 16 minutes. Eastbound is 12 minutes.
Eastbound 94 from Crow River to 494: 15 minutes
Southbound 494 from 94 down to 394: 13 minutes
Eastbound 394 from 494 to 35W via 94: 12 minutes
Southbound Hwy. 169 from I-94 to Crosstown: 19 minutes
Southbound Hwy. 100 from I-94 to Crosstown: 17 minutes
Northbound 35W from County 42 to Crosstown: 15 minutes To downtown Minneapolis: 24 minutes.
Northbound Cedar Avenue from 35E to the Crosstown: 12 minutes
Northbound 35E from County 42 to downtown St. Paul: 20 minutes
Northbound 169 from Canterbury Road to 494: 10 minutes
Eastbound Hwy. 212 from Dell Road to Crosstown: 4 minutes
Westbound 494 from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 100: 10 minutes. Eastbound 494 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 5 minutes
Westbound Crosstown from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 169: 12 minutes Eastbound Crosstown from Hwy. 100 to Cedar Avenue: 9 minutes
Westbound 94 from Manning Avenue to downtown St. Paul: 14 minutes
Westbound 94 from 35E to the Lowry Hill Tunnel: 11 minutes.
Westbound Hwy. 36 from Edgerton Street to 35W: 10 minutes.