Closures will continue until the project is completed in mid July.
Drivers will face MnPASS lane closures on Interstate 394 starting next week. Lanes will be closed between Interstate 94 and Highway 100 beginning May 6 in order for crews to replace protective gate arms, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announced. The agency will close access to the reversible section from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays. Evening, overnight and weekend closures may also be needed. If those closures do wind up being necessary, MnDOT will provide additional information. The section will be open during major downtown Minneapolis events and during the following times: Crews will complete the project in mid July.
For the second time in a week a standoff shut down a neighborhood in the northwestern suburbs.
Update Jan. 28, 2013 At approximately 4:56 p.m. Jan. 25, Plymouth Police officers responded to a welfare check on the 400 block of Zachary Lane. Officers were unable to make contact with the individual and entered the residence where they located a deceased male, according to the Plymouth Police. The incident remains under investigation. Original post Jan. 25, 2013 UPDATE: The standoff, according to police scanners, ended around 11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25. A report is pending * * * Plymouth Police, Hennepin County Sheriff's Department officers and Maple Grove Police were on the scene of a tense standoff Friday night west of the intersection of Interstate 394 and Hopkins Crossroads. The incident has shutdown roads near the interstate, but …