MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - People marched in protest of President Donald Trump's executive order to move forward with the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines.
Two groups marched and met in Minneapolis and stopped on the Lake Street Bridge between Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Minneapolis police say about 400 people gathered on the bridge. The protesters were cooperative with police. No one was arrested. The protest ended shortly after 5 p.m. and the bridge reopened to traffic.
During the protest traffic was rerouted. One Metro Transit bus was impacted by the protest.
Lake St is CLOSED from W River Pkwy in Mpls. There is NO traffic crossing WB from St Paul. Use Franklin Av or Ford Pkwy as alt routes. pic.twitter.com/xU4ABJmVij— Minneapolis Police (@MinneapolisPD) January 27, 2017
Traffic Alert: Lake St. bridge is now closed due to pipeline march. Please use Franklin or Ford bridge as alternate routes.— St. Paul Police PIO (@sppdPIO) January 27, 2017