Sections of West River Parkway have been impacted throughout the last two years due to numerous construction projects. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board appreciates the public’s understanding and patience while these critical projects to repair and improve public infrastructure are performed. Please stay away from areas where work is taking place and follow all posted detours and signage.
10th Avenue SE Bridge and Bridge #9 Repairs
July 12-Sept. 1, 2021
The parkway will be closed to motor vehicle traffic between 13th Avenue S and 22nd Avenue S from July 12-September 1, 2021 for the rehabilitation of 10th Avenue SE Bridge by the City of Minneapolis and repairs to Bridge #9 (the bike/pedestrian bridge serving the Dinkytown Greenway) by the University of Minnesota. Trail traffic will be rerouted onto the parkway while bridge work continues above the trails. Paradise Charter Cruises will be accessible via 22nd Avenue S.
3rd Avenue Bridge Reconstruction
4th Avenue N-Portland Avenue; mid-late August
The parkway and adjacent trails are scheduled to close between 4th Avenue N and Portland Avenue in mid-late August. The closure is necessary for the reconstruction of the 3rd Avenue Bridge by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. More details about this closure will be shared later this summer as the bridge reconstruction project progresses.
Please visit the Hwy 65/3rd Avenue Bridge Reconstruction website for more details.