I-94 St. Paul shutdown tops Twin Cities weekend road woes

This weekend's traffic closures
This weekend's traffic impacts.
Courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation

Interstate 94 shuts down in both directions Friday night through Sunday afternoon between Lexington Parkway and Interstate 35E. So sigh deeply, then read on.

Here's your guide to the biggest road work hassles this weekend.

I-94, St. Paul

Starting 8 p.m. Friday through 5 p.m. Sunday, I-94 in both directions will be closed between Lexington Parkway and I-35E. I-94 will also be reduced to a single lane in both directions between Minnesota Highway 280 and Lexington Parkway.

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The Dale Street entrance ramps to both eastbound and westbound I-94 are closed through November.

Getting over the highway will also be a pain. The Grotto Street and Mackubin Street pedestrian and bike bridges are now closed. The Prior Avenue bridge is closed through early August.

Minnesota Highway 100, St. Louis Park

No, you're not getting a break from Highway 100 closures. Southbound Highway 100 closes Friday at 10 p.m. through 5 a.m. Monday between Interstate 394 and Minnesota Highway 62. Also at 10 p.m., the 77th Street bridge spanning Highway 100 will close through mid-August.

Minnesota Highway 3, Farmington

Highway 3 between County Road 46 and Claremont Drive and at Chesterfield Way is closed through 5 a.m. Monday. Additionally, southbound Highway 3 is closed between Willow Street and Ash Street.

Heading outside the Twin Cities this weekend? Here's what to watch out for: