Crews Restore Lowry Tunnel Lights

Crews Restore Lowry Tunnel Lights Photo: KSTP/ Chris Knoll

March 31, 2017 08:31 AM

Electricians restored the lights in the Lowry Tunnel just before 8:30 a.m. Friday, which had been out since 3 a.m., according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

MnDOT officials said the lights went out on the tunnel's Interstate 94 westbound traffic.

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During the outage, drivers were asked to use their headlights and caution when driving through the tunnel.

Earlier this week, the lanes through the westbound half of the Lowry Tunnel were reduced as crews removed concrete in the tunnel. 

It was part of the larger I-94 construction project, which includes work on 50 bridges and the Lowry Tunnel, road and ramp resurfacing and other safety improvements. You can follow the project's progress here.

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