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Minneapolis Closes Several Streets Near U.S. Bank Stadium for Weekend Concerts

From the City of Minneapolis:

Aug. 19, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) The City of Minneapolis will close/change streets around U.S. Bank Stadium for tonight’s Luke Bryan concert and tomorrow’s Metallica concert.

• Fourth Street will close at Park Avenue at 6 p.m. today and 3 p.m. on Saturday. The street will reopen 30 to 45 minutes after each concert.

• Chicago Avenue, from Fourth Street to Sixth Street will close at noon today and remain closed until after Saturday’s concert.

These street closings are for traffic safety and security needs related to a large stadium event and are similar to ones that will be in place for upcoming Vikings football games.

Drivers should also be aware that westbound Washington Avenue, from Portland Avenue to Hennepin Avenue is closed for street reconstruction. Traffic is being detoured onto Third Street South At Portland Avenue.

Please note: Media who want to have live trucks inside the street closure area will need to be in place prior to the closures. All these vehicles will be searched thoroughly.

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