MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will once again close highways around the Twin Cities Sunday evening going into Monday morning.
Originally, MnDOT planned to close only the following roads in Minneapolis starting at 8 p.m. Sunday:
- I-35W: northbound and southbound, between Hwy 280 and Hwy 62.
- I-94: eastbound and westbound, between I-694 and Hwy 280.
- I-394: eastbound, between Hwy 100 and I-94.
- Hwy 55: northbound and southbound, between Hwy 62 and I-94.
However, as two large groups of protesters took to the highways in both cities, MnDOT said they were intending to close what appears to be the same highways they did last night.
— Minnesota Department of Transportation (@MnDOT) May 31, 2020
In addition, Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as several surrounding cities and counties, implemented overnight curfews prohibiting travel on city streets and in public places.