Updated: September 30, 2021 10:58 AM
Created: September 30, 2021 10:45 AM
Drivers in the west metro will need to take a detour starting Friday night if they are traveling south on Interstate 494 in the Minnetonka area.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says that due to concrete repairs, all southbound lanes of I-494 from I-394 to Minnetonka Boulevard (Exit 17) will be closed.
The shutdown begins at 10 p.m. on Friday and will last until about 5 a.m. on Monday.
The detour route is I-394 to Highway 169 to Highway 7.
MnDOT says that the northbound lanes of the same stretch of I-494 will be closed the following weekend.
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