Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 16, 2018

I-494 in Bloomington closed this weekend between Hwy 212 and Hwy 100

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will close part of Interstate 494 in both directions in Bloomington this weekend.

Beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, July 20, westbound I-494 will close between Hwy 100 and Hwy 212. The road is scheduled to reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, July 23. Motorists should follow the signed detour using northbound Hwy 100, westbound Hwy 62 and southbound Hwy 212 to I-494 to bypass the closure.

Eastbound I-494 will also close at 10 p.m. Friday, July 20 between Hwy 212 and Hwy 100 and will reopen by 5 p.m. Saturday, July 21. Motorists should follow the signed detour using northbound Hwy 212, eastbound Hwy 62, and southbound Hwy 100 to I-494 to bypass the closure. 

This closure is necessary as crews install beams as part of the new entrance ramp from East Bush Lake Road to westbound I-494 in Bloomington. 

Motorists should plan ahead and give themselves extra time to reach their destinations.  

For more information, visit the project website at bloomingtonmn.gov/eng/east-bush-lake-roadi-494-interchange-west-bound-ramp.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit 511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

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