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6 a.m. update: Restrictions for bicyclists, peds on St. Anthony/Northtown Bridge

Posted by: Tim Harlow Updated: October 18, 2013 - 6:03 AM

The Minnesota Department of Transportation and City of Minneapolis have closed the south cantilever sidewalk of the St. Anthony/Northtown Bridge to all bicycle and pedestrian traffic.

During a bridge inspection, MnDOT inspectors found significant deterioration of the bridge’s bracket connection.Pedestrian and bike traffic will be redirected to the north sidewalk until repairs are completed. A timeframe for completion is not yet available, according to  a news release from the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board.

On the roads at this hour, look out for a stalled vehicle on the ramp from northbound 35W to Hwy. 13.

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