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Interstate 394
Western Terminus: Junction of I-494 in Minnetonka.

Eastern Terminus: The corner of 2nd Avenue and 4th Street in downtown Minneapolis.

Multiplexes: US 12 follows I-394 from I-494 to I-94.

I-394 is the newest of the Interstate highways in the Twin Cities and was built atop what was once Wayzata Boulevard.

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Pictures are arranged from west to east.

Location Description Photo
Westbound Eastbound
Hennepin County
City of St. Louis Park
Westbound view approaching Hopkins Crossroad.

Photograph taken in November 2007.
Hennepin County
City of St. Louis Park
Eastbound view at the junction of US 169.

Photograph taken in November 2007.
Hennepin County
City of Golden Valley
Eastbound view past the junction of US 169.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Golden Valley
Eastbound view approaching Exit 4 - Louisiana Avenue.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Golden Valley
Eastbound view at Exit 4 showing the advance signage for Exit 5 - MN 100.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Golden Valley
Eastbound view approaching Exit 5.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Golden Valley
Eastbound view passing Exit 5. This exit provides access to Xenia Avenue and Park Place as well as MN 100, though it is not officially split into a 5A and 5B designation.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Golden Valley
Eastbound view passing Exit 5 approaching MN 100.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Golden Valley
Eastbound view passing MN 100.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view approaching Theodore Wirth Parkway with the Minneapolis skyline in the background. The red signage refers to the Lowry Hill Tunnel on I-94 where vehicles carrying hazardous materials must use a detour along side streets.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view at Exit 7 - Penn Avenue. Overhead is signage for Exit 8B, the I-94 east detour for vehicles carrying hazardous materials.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view showing the advance signage for Exit 8B - I-94 west and east.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view at Exit 8A as seen from the Cedar Lake Regional Trail that runs alongside I-394.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view at Exit 8A as seen from the Cedar Lake Regional Trail that runs alongside I-394.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Southbound view on Van White Memorial Boulevard showing the sign for the west I-394 on-ramp.

Photograph taken in July 2014.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Southbound view on Van White Memorial Boulevard showing a closeup of the sign for the west I-394 on-ramp.

Photograph taken in July 2014.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view approaching Exit 8B.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view at Exit 8B.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view showing the overhead signage for Exit 9B.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view passing Exit 9C.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view above 5th Street.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Westbound view facing 5th Street from one of the parking garages facing I-394.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Westbound view facing 5th Street from one of the parking garages facing I-394.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Westbound view from above 4th Street. In the background is Target Field, home of baseball's Minnesota Twins.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view at the end of I-394 as it turns on to 4th Street.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view at 4th Street North and 2nd Avenue North showing the sign indicating the end of I-394.

Photograph taken in May 2012.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view from 4th Street facing the easternmost spur at Washington Avenue.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Eastbound view from 3rd Avenue facing Washington Avenue.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Westbound view entering I-394 from Washington Avenue.

Photograph taken in January 2010.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Westbound view on Washington Avenue approaching the turnoff to I-394 at 3rd Avenue North.

Photograph taken in May 2012.
Hennepin County
City of Minneapolis
Westbound view on Washington Avenue approaching the turnoff to I-394 at 3rd Avenue North showing a closeup of the marker.

Photograph taken in May 2012.

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