MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After nearly a year of repairs, the Sabo Bridge is ready to reopen to traffic.
Crews say structural repairs are done on the bike and pedestrian bridge and all necessary work has been completed. The bridge was closed after support cables broke loose last winter.READ MORE: Minnesota Reclaims Axe In 23-13 Win Against Wisconsin
Officials say temporary closures may be necessary in 2013 for painting, lighting and screen installation.READ MORE: Remains Of Missing Woman Found Near Hinckley
The repairs included installing and retrofitting diaphragm plates on the bridge, including a plate that fractured causing the support cables to break loose.MORE NEWS: A Man Suffers Life Threatening Injuries After Rollover In Douglas County
Crews also replaced both cables that broke and installed monitoring equipment to make sure the repairs continue working properly.