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City aims for June reopening of Sabo bridge

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The Sabo bridge may be open to pedestrian and bike traffic starting June 4.  That's according to Minneapolis Public Works Director Steve Kotke, who offered a very brief update to members of the city council yesterday.

"I'd mentioned to you at the last council meeting that I was shooting for - my goal was to have the bridge open by Memorial [Day] weekend," said Kotke.  "I am not going to meet that."

Kotke said the city is still two to three weeks away from finding out what caused a pair of cables to fall from the bridge in February.  He didn't offer an estimate of how long repairs will take.

(MPR photo/Matt Sepic)