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Flooding closes lane on I-94, roads shut down across Minnesota

There is flooding and pavement failure on I-94 in Minneapolis.
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Standing water and pavement failure on eastbound Interstate 94 has shut down the right lane in Minneapolis from 3rd Ave. to the Portland Ave. tunnel, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. 

At 1:10 p.m., eastbound traffic on I-94 is a stop-and-go grind all the way from Glenwood Ave. through the Lowry Hill Tunnel and all the way to St. Paul. 

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Meanwhile, ditches overflowing with water and low-lying areas in other parts of the state have resulted water over roads and closures.

In fact, MnDOT lists more than two-dozen state roads currently impacted by flooding.

This was the scene along Minnehaha Parkway in Minneapolis early Thursday afternoon.

You can check the latest road conditions across Minnesota right here, but here's a current list of the routes impacted and closed by the flooding.

Central Minnesota

– MN 108: Between 280th Avenue and Frog Trail (3 to 4 miles west of the Dent area). Look out for flooding. Look out for a surface water hazard. Drive with extreme caution.

– MN 371 southbound: Between Villa View Drive and Gull Lake Drive (near Nisswa). Look out for flooding. Look out for a surface water hazard. Left turning lanes.

– MN 47 northbound: At 280th Street (11 miles south of the Aitkin area). Look out for flooding. Drive with extreme caution.

– MN 47 northbound: At Fishers Road (12 miles north of the Isle area). Look out for flooding. Drive with extreme caution.

– MN 27: Between 370th Avenue (5 miles east of the Lastrup area) and 390th Avenue (5 miles west of the Onamia area). Look out for flooding. Drive with extreme caution.

– US 12: Between MN 25; Buffalo Avenue South and MN 25 (near Montrose). Look out for flooding. Look out for a surface water hazard. Drive with extreme caution. Until March 21, 2019 at about 12:00PM CDT.

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Southeast Minnesota

– MN 20: At MN 50 (Miesville). Look out for flooding. The road is closed.

– MN 60: Between US 61 and Hiawatha Drive West (Wabasha). Look out for flooding. The road is closed to traffic. Use a detour where possible.

– MN 74: Between County Road 30 (1 mile north of the Elba area) and US 61 (near Minneiska). Look out for flooding. The road is closed. Use a detour where possible.

– I-90: Between Exit 181: 28th Street Northeast and Exit 183: MN 56 (2 miles east of the Austin area). Look out for flooding.

– MN 74: Between Frisby Dr and Cox Dr (1 mile south of the Saint Charles area). Look out for flooding.

– MN 16: Between US 52 (near Preston) and Fillmore Avenue South (Lanesboro). Look out for flooding. The road is closed.

South-central Minnesota

– MN 90: At Lake Avenue (7 miles east of the Le Center area). Look out for flooding.

– MN 99: Between T-87 and T-88 (4 to 5 miles east of the Le Center area). Look out for flooding.

– MN 112: Between 261st Avenue and 251st Avenue (near Le Center). Look out for flooding.

– MN 93: Between 308th Lane and Ridge Road (Henderson). Look out for flooding.

– Mn 60: Between 222nd Street (near Madison Lake) and US 14; 615th Avenue (near Eagle Lake). Look out for flooding.

– US 169: Between Old River Bluff Rd and Lake Street (North Mankato). Look out for flooding.

– MN 68: Between T-607 - Royal Road and 547th Avenue (near Skyline). Look out for flooding.

– MN 60: Between 523rd Avenue and 200th Street (Lake Crystal). Look out for flooding.

Southwest Minnesota 

– US 14: Between 4th Street East and Lyon Redwood Road (Tracy). Look out for flooding.

– MN 30: At 80th Avenue (near Hadley). Look out for flooding.

– US 75: Between Elm Street (Luverne) and County Road 1 (near Trosky). Look out for flooding.

– I-90 eastbound: Between Exit 18: Rock County Road 3 and Exit 26: MN 91 (near Adrian). Look out for flooding. Passing lanes.

– US 59: Between 230th Street and 220th Street (near Worthington). Look out for flooding.

– US 212: At 15th Street (Granite Falls). Look out for flooding. 

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