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Attention commuters: Overnight lane closures coming on I-494/694 near Woodbury

Lane closures are scheduled to begin 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5 on I-494 in Woodbury and I-694 in Oakdale for median work, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. 

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According to a news release:

  • The left lane will be closed in both directions of I-494 between Valley Creek Road and the I-94/494/694 interchange.
  • The left lane will be closed in both directions of I-694 between 10th Street and the I-94/494/694 interchange.
  • Traffic near the interchange may be reduced to a single lane in both directions.

All lanes will reopen by 6 a.m., weather permitting, MnDOT says. 

The work, expected to be finished by Dec. 22, is in preparation for an interchange and bridge reconstruction project coming in spring 2019. Details about the project can be found at http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i94-494-694/

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