Highway 41 in Chaska closed from Minnesota River flooding - KMSP-TV

Highway 41 in Chaska closed from Minnesota River flooding

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CHASKA, Minn. (KMSP) - Highway 41 in Chaska, Minn. was forced to shut down Monday due to flooding along the Minnesota River. The river is approaching a major flood stage and is expected to crest later this week, about two feet below record flood levels.

PHOTOS: Minnesota River flooding


The Highway 101 bridge in Shakopee, Minn. also remains closed. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has added an extra lane to Highway 169 to combat the traffic delays. There are now three lanes on the bridge over the Minnesota River from Shakopee into Bloomington.


Northbound Interstate 35W will be reduced to one lane between Burnsville Parkway and Black Dog Road at 7 p.m. Monday. All lanes are expected to open by midnight tonight.

Roads that remain closed:

Highway 25 – northbound truck lane near Green Isle

Highway 41 Minnesota River Crossing in Chaska

Highway 36 Stillwater Lift Bridge

Roads that remain restricted:

Northbound 169 restricted to one-lane south of Belle Plaine

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