“A lot of people are avoiding Kingshighway, which is a great thing.”
Northbound detour will take drivers onto Vandeventer to westbound McRee, while southbound cars will be funneled onto eastbound Shaw to Vandeventer.
A major traffic reconfiguration starts Tuesday morning at 8:30 – Shaw Avenue will be closed between between Kingshighway and Vandeventer for 10 days.
One-day project will let crews replace bearings on downtown bridge.
Poplar Street bridge carries about 100,000 vehicles per day over Mississippi River.