NORFOLK, Neb. -- The City of Norfolk announced Wednesday that First street will be closing until summer of 2023.

The City said that starting Monday, Nov. 14, a portion of First St. will close for the demolition and construction of the First Street Bridge. The full closure will be between Braasch Avenue and Prospect Avenue.

The area will be accessible to local traffic and construction traffic only. First Street is expected to re-open to traffic in summer of 2023.

Above is an attached is a map showing the location of the closure and suggested detour routes.

Officials ask that citizens use caution in the area and slow down.

If there are any questions or concerns, please call the City of Norfolk Engineering Division at 402-844-2020.