August 07, 2018 10:25 AM
Fog in the north metro appeared to be slowing things down a bit Tuesday morning.
Other than that, though, KSTP Traffic Reporter Josie Smith reported largely smooth sailing on the morning commute.
Hmmm...now this could slow you down! It's looking a little foggy near Rogers and Maple Grove and I am seeing a dip in speeds on 94 EB... pic.twitter.com/uhTmffu9dj— KSTP Traffic (@kstptraffic) August 7, 2018
Smith reported a crash in that area on Interstate 94 East, just prior to 610.
Okay, now we can see this crash better on 94 EB at Hwy 610.... pic.twitter.com/slWIxH7Tdc— KSTP Traffic (@kstptraffic) August 7, 2018
Earlier, she reported a blocking crash on Interstate 94 East inside the Lowry Hill Tunnel. But it was moved to outside the tube on the right shoulder.
Blocking crash inside the Lowry Hill Tunnel on 94 EB just moved to outside the tube. Rt shoulder. pic.twitter.com/9jN112bXj4— KSTP Traffic (@kstptraffic) August 7, 2018
Overnight work on Highway 62 near 28th Avenue was wrapped up and the right lane there has reopened.
Smith did say a couple of ramp closures went into place Monday on Hwy 62 in Edina. Two more will follow on Wednesday. The closures will last about a week to a week-and-a-half.
A couple of ramp closures went into place Monday on Hwy 62 in Edina. There are 2 more kicking off Wednesday. Ramp closures will last about a week to a week and a half. pic.twitter.com/m6spWXSeh7— KSTP Traffic (@kstptraffic) August 7, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Transportation was advising motorists that a stalled vehicle on Interstate 694 East was blocking a lane between East River Road and University Avenue.
MnDOT also advised motorists to watch out for a crash on Interstate 35W South at Ramsey County Road I in Mounds View.
Here...have another one. This new crash is on 35W SB near Cty Rd I and it's blocking the rt lane. ks pic.twitter.com/Ggqr3CAMvL— KSTP Traffic (@kstptraffic) August 7, 2018
In addition, MnDOT reported a crash on Interstate 494 West between Penn Avenue and Xerxes Overpass in Richfield.
Left lane blocked! New crash on 494 WB is sitting near Penn Ave. Traffic already jammed from Cedar Ave. pic.twitter.com/iIEoqS0Syb— KSTP Traffic (@kstptraffic) August 7, 2018
Earlier, MnDOT reported a stalled vehicle was blocking a lane on I-694 between Interstate 35 East and Highway 61. To the west, MnDOT said another stall was blocking a lane on I-694 East between Long Lake Road and I-35 West.
Another tweet advised motorists to be aware of a crash on I-35 E South in Little Canada between Little Canada Road and Highway 36.
Earlier, via twitter, MnDOT reported a traffic incident on Highway 55 West between Highway 100 and Douglas Drive in Golden Valley.
In another tweet, MnDOT was advising motorists to beware of debris in the roadway in the southbound lanes on Interstate 35 West between Highway 280 and Industrial Boulevard.
Updated: August 07, 2018 10:25 AM
Created: August 07, 2018 06:21 AM
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