Highway 62, I-694 closures top Twin Cities weekend road woes

This weekend's traffic impacts.
This weekend's traffic impacts. Click here to view a larger version of this map.
Courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation

Now that winter is over — well, soon, we hope — it's time for the start of a new season: construction.

Major closures are scheduled throughout the metro this weekend. Here's what you need to know before you hit the road.

Minnesota Highway 62 and the France Avenue Bridge in Edina

Minnesota Highway 62 will be closed in both directions between Interstate 35W and Minnesota Highway 100 beginning at 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday.

Also starting at 10 p.m. Friday, the ramps to and from eastbound Highway 62 and France Avenue will close until mid-June. The westbound ramps will close until mid-July.

Meanwhile, France Avenue will be closed in both directions between 62nd Street and 66th Street beginning at 8 p.m. Friday. That closure lasts until mid-July.

Interstate 694, between Little Canada and Shoreview

Interstate 694 will close in both directions between Interstate 35E and Victoria Street starting at 10 p.m. Friday. The closure will last through 5 a.m. Monday.

I-35W, Burnsville to Bloomington

Beginning at 9 p.m. 106th Street will be closed in both directions between Verdi Road and Lyndale Avenue until 5 a.m. Monday.

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