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Storm Update: After-Work Commute, Accidents Near Plymouth

There was at least one accident on Hwy 169 in Plymouth in the late morning and one private school that had a delayed start Monday.

Those who surrvived this morning's commute to work should find their trip home a much easier drive.

Roads are still being worked on constantly, but state transportation officials say no serious accidents are currently on the radar.

As of 4:30 p.m. the Plymouth MN Patch traffic map showed an accident on northbound Hwy 169 and on eastbound 394. 

Some roads in the Plymouth area were slick in spots, but by and large passable Monday morning.  There were accidents, spin outs and crashes on major roadways including an accident on Hwy 169 around the Plymouth Avenue exit. It caused about 20 minutes standstill for commuters going southbound around 11:30 a.m. 

Follow MnDOT on Twitter for the latest accidents and traffic camera photos.

Around Patch:

  • Update: Maple Grove Continues to Clean Up After Sunday Snow Storm
  • Storm Causes Messy Morning Commute
  • Snow: A 'Love-Hate Relationship' in St. Michael and Albertville

A scattering of school districts from around the state, including several in the Metro area, announced delayed starts for Monday classes, but only West Lutheran High School was delayed a couple hours as far as area school districts' schedule changes in Plymouth on Monday morning.

At least a foot of snow fell in most locations around Plymouth Sunday and into Monday, setting up what in some places was a downright dangerous morning commute to start the work week.

Hennepin County Emergency Management tweeted Sunday that weather was blamed for causing at least 300 accidents throughout the state as of 6 p.m.

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