The abandoned vehicle found on southbound I-35W on the Mississippi River bridge earlier this morning is being loaded up. Police have been on the scene since 6 a.m. looking for the driver. The activity has had traffic bound up from Hwy. 280 into downtown tied up for the past 2 hours.
Over in St. Paul, westbound 94 is looking better now that a left-lane blocking crash at White Bear Avenue has cleared. Things will be sluggish from Johnson Pkwy to Dale Street due to a stall on the right shoulder at Mounds Blvd.
Here are some current travel times:
Southbound 35W from 95th Avenue to downtown Minneapolis: 20 minutes
Southbound 35E from County 96 to I-94: 12 minutes.
Eastbound Hwy. 10 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 11 minutes
Westbound 694 from 35E to Hwy. 252: 13 minutes. Eastbound is 9 minutes.
Eastbound 94 from Hwy. 101 to 494: 12 minutes
Southbound 494 from 94 down to 394: 10 minutes
Eastbound 394 from 494 to 35W via 94: 11 minutes
Southbound Hwy. 169 from I-94 to Crosstown: 22 minutes
Southbound Hwy. 100 from I-94 to Crosstown: 16 minutes
Northbound 35W from County 42 to Crosstown: 13 minutes To downtown Minneapolis: 19 minutes.
Northbound Cedar Avenue from 35E to the Crosstown: 9 minutes
Northbound 35E from County 42 to downtown St. Paul: 19 minutes
Northbound 169 from Canterbury Road to 494: 12 minutes
Eastbound Hwy. 212 from Dell Road to Crosstown: 4 minutes
Westbound 494 from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 100: 12 minutes. Eastbound 494 from Hwy. 169 to 35W: 8 minutes
Westbound Crosstown from Cedar Avenue to Hwy. 169: 11 minutes Eastbound Crosstown from Hwy. 100 to Cedar Avenue: 9 minutes
Westbound 94 from Manning Avenue to downtown St. Paul: 16 minutes
Westbound 94 from 35E to the Lowry Hill Tunnel: 13 minutes.
Westbound Hwy. 36 from Edgerton Street to 35W: 7 minutes.