You can use either security checkpoint at MSP Airport starting Tuesday

It brings an end to the split resulting from construction in the terminal.
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Travelers heading into Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport can use both the North and South security lines once again starting Tuesday.

The Metropolitan Airports Commission imposed changes to the security process amid reconstruction of the flooring at Terminal 1, with TSA and CLEAR Precheck travelers sent to the South checkpoint, and all other passengers the North.

But on Monday, the MAC said that it's making both security lines available to all travelers once again beginning Tuesday, more than two months earlier than originally planned.

It said it had "altered construction phasing" on the project in order to return the checkpoints back to their "pre-Aug. 19 status," and will also provide more staff to inform passengers as they arrive.

The MAC says that Checkpoint 10 on the skyway level between the C and G concourses, which had been closed during the reconstruction, will also be re-opening starting Tuesday, and will operate from 5:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

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The changes in August initially led to chaotic scenes and huge lines as travelers arrived at the airport.

It will now be returning back to its previous system just as the airport is expected to see a significant increase in travelers for Minnesota Educator Academy (MEA) conference week in St. Paul.

Minnesota schools will be closing between Oct. 16-18, with an increased number of families expecting to take trips during the days off.

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