I-94 in east metro closing overnights this week, more ramp closures start near MSP Airport

[anvplayer video=”4911163″ station=”998122″]

Interstate 94 in the east metro will be shutting down every night this week for road work.

Tuesday and Wednesday, the eastbound lanes will close at the I-494/I-694 junction starting at 8 p.m. All lanes will reopen by the following morning by 6 a.m. At the same time, the ramp from I-694 southbound to I-94 will close.

Coming up on Thursday and Friday nights, the westbound lanes along I-94 will close at the I-494/I-694 junction. At the same time, the ramp from I-94 westbound to I-694 southbound. The closures will kick in by 8 p.m. each night and clear by 6 a.m. the following morning.

Watch for more ramp closures near the airport this week. The ramp from Highway 5 westbound to I-494 eastbound will close starting Tuesday until June 4. The ramp from 34th Avenue to I-494 eastbound closes on Tuesday as well. It will reopen by June 9.

The detour for both ramps is I-494 westbound, to Highway 77, to I-494 eastbound.