Bridges may close week of April 8

Members of the UND Safety Office attended the Grand Forks flood task force meeting on Friday, April 5.

The Point Bridge may close Monday, and the Sorlie Bridge on DeMers Ave. may be closed later in the week, possibly Monday.

The Red River at Grand Forks has started rising and as of Saturday morning was at 32.66 feet, minor flood stage. It is expected to crest at 48 feet around April 12 or 13. River levels are available from the National Weather Service here.