Bridge Work Could Cause Detours Near Downtown

Updated: 05/06/2013 5:52 AM KSTP.com By: Victoria Van Vliet

Bridge work near downtown Minneapolis could have you taking detours for months.

Beginning Monday, MnDOT will begin redecking the Park Ave. and Portland Ave. bridges over I-94.

Both are expected to be closed until early August.

You will see overnight and weekend lane closures on I-94 and I-35W starting Monday.

Here is what you can expect through May 9th:

- Monday, May 6 at 10 p.m.: Eastbound I-94 between I-35W/I-94 split and Hwy. 55 will close.

- Tuesday, May 7 at 10 p.m.: Northbound I-35W between westbound Hwy. 65 and Park Ave. will close.

- Wednesday, May 8 at 10 p.m.: Southbound I-35W between Hwy. 55 and Franklin Ave. will close.

- Thursday, May 9 at 10 p.m.: Westbound I-94 between Hwy. 280 and Hwy. 65 will close.