Interstate 494/Highway 169 detours, delays Monday night 06 Feb 12

If you’re planning to travel in the Shakopee/Eden Prairie area tonight or early tomorrow, be advised of a new round of delays and detours at the Interstate 494 and Highway 169 interchange.

The ramp from eastbound 494 to southbound 169 will close tonight at 10 p.m. During the closure, motorists should follow the posted detour route: Eastbound I-494 to northbound Highway 100 to westbound I-494 to southbound Highway 169.

Also, beginning at 9 p.m., alternating lanes will close on southbound Highway 169 between Valley View Road and Anderson Lakes Parkway/Bloomington Ferry Road.

Minnesota Department of Transportation crews will be placing bridge beams above the roadway as part of the ongoing Highway 169/I-494 interchange reconstruction project. The ramp and lanes will reopen tomorrow by 5 a.m.