MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A small but highly-trafficked portion of Washington Avenue is set to close for several days beginning Thursday evening.
According to Minneapolis officials, eastbound Washington Avenue South, from Hennepin Avenue to Marquette Avenue, will be closed to traffic on Thursday at 7 p.m. until Monday at 5 a.m.READ MORE: Man Killed In North Minneapolis Hit-And-Run Identified As 52-Year-Old Sean Gist
Motorists will encounter a detour at Hennepin Avenue to Fourth Street, then to Marquette Avenue back to Washington Avenue.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Even After Air Quality Alert Expires, Haze Expected To Linger Into The Weekend
The closure is related to construction work on Nicollet Mall.MORE NEWS: Woman Found Beheaded On Shakopee Sidewalk; 42-Year-Old Man Arrested
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