To fix a water main leak, the exit ramp from northbound I-494 to eastbound I-394 will be closed at 9 a.m.
Monday, December 10, 2012
On Tuesday, Dec. 10, starting at 9 a.m., the exit ramp from northbound I-494 to eastbound I-394 will be closed for repair of a water main leak. Portable message signs were put up at the location Wednesday, Dec. 5, to notify motorists of the upcoming closure. A detour will be posted. The closure is necessary as city of Minnetonka crews locate and repair a broken water main beneath the ramp. The ramp will reopen by 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, weather permitting. For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.
Statement from the city of Golden Valley says the officer was not injured.
A Golden Valley police officer shot and killed a woman on I-394 near the St. Louis Park-Minnetonka border Thursday afternoon. The officer tried to stop a woman in a vehicle on I-394 near Highway 169, according to a statement from Stacy Carlson, Golden Valley police chief. The driver pulled the car to the side of 394 near the Hopkins Crossroads. "The lone occupant of the vehicle, an adult female, was in possession of a handgun and was subsequently fatally shot by the officer," Carlson's statement said. "The officer did not sustain any injuries." Additional information about what transpired between the officer and the woman during the traffic stop was not available. Westbound I-394 between Highway 169 and Hopkins Crossroad was completely …