The westbound lanes of Interstate 494 near Mendota Heights will be closed at Interstate 35E this weekend.
The road will close starting at 9 p.m. Friday in addition to northbound and southbound I-35E ramps while crews continue to paint the Highway 55 bridge over the interstate. All traffic lanes and ramps are expected to reopen by 5 a.m. on Monday.
Drivers in the area should follow the detour using northbound Highway 77 and southbound I-35E or find an alternate route, according to a release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Access to all businesses and residences throughout the area will remain open.