Some major metro roads closed this weekendby Tim Nelson, Minnesota Public Radio
ST. PAUL, Minn. — This weekend MnDOT has closed the eastbound side of Interstate 694 between Interstate 35W and Lexington Avenue in Arden Hills. While the interstate is closed, some of the ramps at the 35W - 694 interchange will also close. Crews are doing concrete pavement work in the area this weekend.
In the west Metro, eastbound 494 is closed between 35W and Highway 100. Crews will be resurfacing the roadway there. The ramp from northbound 35W to eastbound 494 will also close.
Westbound 494 will be open for the weekend.
Both projects are expected to wrap up by the Monday morning rush hour.