Thunder Over Louisville Prep-3

Zambelli Fireworks employee Raymond Laffredo unravels wiring which will detonate fireworks along the Second Street Bridge railing in preparation for  Thunder Over Louisville. 

LOUISVILLE — The Second Street Bridge will close Thursday, April 11, in preparation for Thunder Over Louisville.

The Louisville Metro Police Department will release its Thunder traffic plan on Tuesday, April 9.

Bridge closures:

• Thursday, April 11: 9:30 a.m.: Closed (through 2 p.m. Sunday)

• Friday, April 12: Closed all day

• Saturday, April 13: Closed all day

• Sunday, April 14: Closed through 2 p.m.

Big Four Pedestrian bridge:

The Big Four Bridge will be closed from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 12, for the air show practice window. On Thunder day (Saturday), it will also close at 10 a.m. until midnight. Access to the bridge will be restricted due to safety operations. Signage will be placed on the Big Four Bridge to help notify the public of the closures and restrictions.

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