Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) – A downtown Rochester parking ramp that has been closed since May 1st is scheduled to reopen Thursday.

The Civic Center ramp was affected by an ongoing major sanitary and storm sewer project.

The ramp - which has 642 spaces - was originally scheduled to reopen June 1st. The city says the ramp can be accessed from 1st St SE.

The impact the project will have on motorists include:
· 1st Avenue SE will be completely closed from the entry/exit of the Civic Center Parking Ramp to 2nd Street SE.

· 2nd Street SE will be reduced to one travel lane in each direction between 1st and 3rd avenues SE.

· 3rd Avenue SE will be reduced to one travel lane in each direction from the Government Center Parking Lot to the middle point of the 3rd Avenue Bridge.

 
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