City closing streets, restricting lanes around U.S. Bank Stadium, Nicollet Mall for Final Four festivities
The City began the first phase of street closures around U.S. Bank Stadium this morning in preparation for the 2019 Final Four in downtown Minneapolis April 5-8.
Beginning today, March 25 through Friday, April 12, the following streets are closed around the stadium:
- Chicago Avenue between Fourth and Sixth streets.
- Norm McGrew Place between Third and Fourth streets.
Additional closures and lane restrictions begin Wednesday, April 3 as noted on the map. Roadways, bike facilities and sidewalks will reopen beginning Tuesday, April 9. Chicago Avenue South and Norm McGrew Street will be closed through Friday, April 12.
The City is also closing portions of Nicollet Mall and adjacent streets for Final Four festivities. Closures begin Monday, April 1 and all roadways will reopen Thursday, April 11 if not sooner. Note: 11th Street from Marquette Avenue South to LaSalle Avenue South will be closed intermittently April 5-8.
Pedestrian access and sidewalks along Nicollet Mall and cross streets will remain open.
The City of Minneapolis has worked closely with event organizers and stakeholders to craft a traffic management plan that will enhance the Final Four experience while minimizing disruption to traffic and parking as much as possible.
Published Mar 25, 2019