Eastbound I-494 closes in Mendota Heights Sept. 30 – Oct. 3
There will be a full closure of eastbound I-494 just east of the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport this weekend.
All eastbound lanes of I-494 will close from Highway 5 to I-35E as crews work to paint the Highway 55 bridge.
The closure will start at 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, and will last through 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3.
MnDOT is encouraging drivers to follow the signed detour using southbound Highway 77/Cedar Ave. and northbound I-35E.
The westbound direction is expected to close the following weekend, Oct. 7 -10.
The closures are a part of the Highway 55 project between Minneapolis and Inver Grove Heights. For more information on the project CLICK HERE.
For a look at construction projects around the metro CLICK HERE.