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:

North metro

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.

West metro

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

South metro

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

East metro

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.

Older Post

7:45 a.m. update: Crash, stall create traffic knot on I-94 in St. Paul

Newer Post

8:30 a.m. update: Current drive times