The Bong Bridge will be the preferred route next week when an inspection of the Blatnik Bridge will force a ramp to close.

KBJR-TV is reporting that the ramp for the northbound lane of the Blatnik Bridge to northbound I-35 will close on Wednesday for a bridge inspection.

The ramp will be closed from 9 A.M. to 3 P.M. Motorists will be detoured on northbound Highway 53 to 21st Avenue West. At the 21st Avenue West interchange traffic will be directed back to southbound Highway 53.