South 1st Street to close beginning Friday morning, April 11th

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Milwaukee's Department of Public Works officials have announced the closure of South 1st Street beginning Friday, April 11th at 6:00 a.m.

The closure is necessary because Canadian Pacific Railroad will be performing repairs to train tracks on the bridge overpass at South 1st Street and West Oregon Street.

Motorists should follow detour routes going northbound and southbound in this area.

South 1st Street is set to reopen to through traffic by 6:00 a.m. on Monday, April 14th.