MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It’s the last weekend for drivers to use the Third Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis for quite some time.
The bridge which connects Central Avenue southeast with downtown Minneapolis closes Monday for repairs.READ MORE: Osakis Turns Out For Beloved Coach & Widower Who Leaves Behind 3 Boys
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the bridge, which is more than 100 years old, is deteriorating.READ MORE: New Car Market Delays Drive Used Car Prices To Spike By Thousands
The bridge will remain closed for two years. Drivers should use the Hennepin Avenue bridge instead.MORE NEWS: 1 Killed, 2 Seriously Injured In Head-On Collision Near Hinckley