Feb. 3 and 4 street closings near U.S. Bank Stadium for Super Bowl
Two additional street closures near U.S. Bank Stadium go into effect Feb. 3 and 4.
- At 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, Portland Avenue will close between Fourth and Seventh streets.
- At 12:01 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, Sixth Street will close between Fifth and Park avenues.
If possible, motorists should avoid the U.S. Bank Stadium area to avoid congestion. All closures will remain in place until after the Super Bowl. Most streets will re-open Feb. 4 or Feb. 5, but some closures will remain in effect until mid-February. Refer to the map below for specific dates. In addition to the above closures, after 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, the following streets will close:
- Fifth Street between Fifth and Park avenues.
- Sixth Street between 11th and 13th avenues.
- Third Street between Interstate 35W and Chicago Avenue.
- 11th Avenue between Sixth and Seventh streets.
- Park Avenue between Fourth and Sixth streets.
The following street closures remain in effect:
- Fourth Street between Park Avenue and Interstate 35W (detour via Washington Avenue).
- Sixth Street between Chicago and 11th avenues (detour via Eighth Street).
- 11th Avenue between Third and Sixth streets.
- Chicago Avenue between Third and Sixth streets.
- Norm McGrew Place between Third and Fourth streets.
- Fifth Street between 11th Avenue and Sixth Street.
- Hiawatha Trail between 15th Avenue in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood and Ninth Avenue in downtown Minneapolis (detour: use Washington Avenue, or ride METRO Blue Line trains between Cedar Riverside and Government Plaza stations).
The following streets remain open to local traffic only:
- Fourth Street between Fifth and Park avenues.
- Sixth Street from Park to Chicago Avenues
- Portland Avenue between Third and Fourth streets.
- Park Avenue between Third and Fourth streets, and Sixth and Seventh streets
- Chicago Avenue between Sixth and Seventh streets.
- Ninth Avenue between Sixth and Seventh streets.
- 10th Avenue between Sixth and Seventh streets.
- 12th Avenue between Sixth and Seventh streets.
Some Metro Transit bus routes will be detoured because of these road closures. METRO Blue and Green line trains will remain open to riders Friday and Saturday, Feb. 2 and 3, but will not stop at the U.S. Bank Stadium Station beginning 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2. Buses will replace light rail trains on portions of the METRO Blue and Green lines on game day, Sunday, Feb. 4. Find details at metrotransit.org/superbowl. The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee also offers tips on getting to downtown Minneapolis and parking on its website, mnsuperbowl.com/transportation.
Due to these closures and congestion, all modes of transportation, including bicyclists and pedestrians, will be impacted. Everyone is encouraged to plan ahead, know your route and options and plan for additional time.
Over the past several months, the City of Minneapolis has worked closely with the community and other stakeholders, including the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, the NFL, their vendors and several other local partners to create a traffic management plan that will support the Super Bowl LII experience while providing minimal disruptions to traffic and parking.
Stay up to date on the latest information related to Super Bowl LII street closures by signing up for City traffic alerts at minneapolismn.gov/traffic. For more City-related Super Bowl LII information, go to minneapolismn.gov/SuperBowl.
Published Feb 2, 2018