Preparations underway in downtown Minneapolis for Trump rally

Updated: October 09, 2019 06:26 PM

Thousands of people are expected fill downtown Minneapolis Thursday for a rally in support of President Donald Trump.

The City of Minneapolis will start shutting down streets around Target Center at 8 p.m. Wednesday night.


A large group of protestors are expected at the event.

Concrete barricades and fencing line the street around the arena.

Trump campaign says Minneapolis rally approved, will not pay additional funds

Some companies around Target Center are allowing workers to leave early or to work from home.

"They sent out a email saying you can work from home and work remotely," Leah Bierbrauer, with Fluid Interiors, said. "Just so that we don't have to worry about trying to get in and trying to get out."

If you are heading to downtown Minneapolis Thursday, you'll want to leave early and pack plenty of patience.

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