KSTP Traffic Round-Up: Spinouts, Ramp Closure Affect AM Commute

February 06, 2018 08:12 AM

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Spinouts, crashes, and a ramp closure affected the morning commute in the metro area Tuesday.

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KSTP Traffic Reporter Josie Smith said a crash on northbound Interstate 35W at Highway 13 in Burnsville and a crash on southbound Highway 169 past Interstate 394 in St. Louis Park caused slight delays.

The right lane of southbound I-35W near 50th Street was closed as a result of a multi-vehicle crash.

The ramp from southbound Cedar Avenue to eastbound Interstate 494 was closed due to a spinout.

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Meanwhile, the ramp from eastbound Interstate 94 to southbound I-35W is set to close at midnight until 5 a.m. Wednesday. Crews will work during that time on a retaining wall near Franklin Avenue.

Additionally, the right two lanes of westbound Interstate 94 near Highway 61 will close Tuesday at 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Wednesday.

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