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I-94 at Lowry Avenue buckles from heat

The westbound commute on I-94 is a hot, sticky mess this evening.

The westbound commute on I-94 is a hot, sticky mess this evening.

We knew it was going to be hot today, but we didn't know it was going to be hot enough to melt the highways.

Interstate 94 at Lowry Avenue literally buckled from the heat at about 1:30 p.m., prompting MnDOT to close the westbound lanes down to a single lane of traffic while work crews repair the roadway.

Check out these webcam shots of the congestion taken a little while ago. If you can find another route out of town, you'd best take it.

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Hat tip to @C_Rocka!

It is so hot 35WN by Stinson has a buckled lane. Whew!Mon Jun 06 21:52:10 via Twitter for Android

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Previously: Excessive Heat Warning issued for Twin Cities