I-494 lane closures in Woodbury begin Tuesday

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Drivers traveling south on Interstate 494 in Woodbury will encounter lane closures starting Tuesday as crews begin repairing the road’s concrete.

From about 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., southbound I-494 will be reduced to a single lane between Tamarack Road and Lake Road.

Starting Wednesday, June 1, southbound I-494 will be reduced to two lanes daily from about 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. in this same area, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

There also will be a full weekend closure of southbound I-494 between Tamarack Road and Lake Road beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, June 3, through 5 a.m. Monday, June 6; motorists will be directed to follow the posted detour of I-94 to U.S. Highway 61.

The work, which is subject to change because of the weather, is expected to be done by June 15.

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