Possible suicide attempt closes I-94 in Minneapolis

Authorities shut down lanes on the highway and traffic was backed up for miles because of a "jumper" on a bridge just east of the Lowry Tunnel.
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Authorities shut down lanes on the highway and traffic was backed up for miles because of a "jumper" on a bridge just east of the Lowry Tunnel.

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Expect weekend delays, detours on I-94 east, I-35W

Road construction may snarl traffic this weekend, as all eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 close for crews to lay pavement between Highway 55/Hiawatha Avenue and Highway 280 in Minneapolis. Interstate 35W in Arden Hills is closed in both directions between Interstate 694 and Highway 10 so crews can demolish the old County 10 Bridge. The closures continue through early Monday morning.

Ice closes I-94 in northwestern Minnesota

The State Patrol closed down Interstate 94 after at least four semi trucks slid on the icy road, causing traffic backups for miles. The Forum reports at least 100 motorists were temporarily stranded by the interstate closure.

I-94 westbound closed this weekend between St. Paul, Mpls.

The westbound lanes of Interstate 94 will be fully closed between Highway 280 and Highway 55/Hiawatha Avenue through the end of the weekend. MnDOT says it will be the final full closure of this project on I-94's westbound lanes.

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Authorities say a woman walked onto the freeway just north of downtown Minneapolis this morning, laid down in traffic and was hit by multiple vehicles. Traffic was jammed and down to two lanes as police responded to the scene.

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The State Patrol says a driver in Maplewood pulled his vehicle over, got out, and lay down in the highway in front of an oncoming truck. It's the third time in three months in the Twin Cities that an apparent suicide has involved stepping in front of Interstate traffic.