Apr 5, 2013 at 6:09 am
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Department of Transportation says both directions of Interstate 94 are now reduced to a single lane on the westbound side of the interstate from Highway 24 in Clearwater to County Road 75 in St. Cloud.
The switch is needed as construction crews begin resurfacing work on a seven-and-a-half mile stretch of the interstate.
I-94 traffic will remain a single lane in each direction, head-to-head until early July, with the exception of Memorial Day weekend.
Motorists travelling I-94 between the Twin Cities and St. Cloud should expect major delays from Clearwater to St. Cloud.
Traffic forecasts show initial backups could extend five to seven miles, with summertime backups of 20 miles or more possible during peak travel periods. The longest backups are expected for weekend travelers.
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