abc
QUICK LINKS:

Traffic Snarled for Hours on I-694 Eastbound Near Hwy. 252

Updated: 08/18/2014 11:16 PM
Created: 08/18/2014 9:44 PM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

Traffic was backed up for hours on Interstate 694 eastbound near Brooklyn Center Monday after what is being called a "traffic incident", according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

A number of emergency vehicles were at the scene. The freeway was reduced to one lane in the area around 7 p.m. and reopened around 10:30 p.m.

MnDOT said the ramps from Highway 252 southbound and I-94 westbound to I-694 eastbound were also closed during the incident.

Photo courtesy of Jose Parra

Winter Weather Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Anoka; Carver; Chisago; Dakota; Goodhue; Hennepin; Isanti; Kanabec; Ramsey; Rice; Scott; Sherburne; Washington; Wright
Expires: 3/3/2015 9:00 PM

Winter Weather Advisory

WI AREAS AFFECTED: Barron; Chippewa; Dunn; Eau Claire; Pepin; Pierce; Polk; Rusk; St. Croix
Expires: 3/3/2015 9:00 PM

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Overcast
21°
30° | -1°
  • Feels like: 15° F
  • Wind: ESE 5mph
  • Humidity: 88%
  • Wed Mix of sun and clouds
    9° | -6°
  • Thu Sunshine
    19° | 14°
  • Fri Partly cloudy
    37° | 17°
  • Sat Plenty of sun
    34° | 18°

Video

KSTP NEWS