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News Release

For immediate release

July 2, 2008


Highway 197 in Bemidji to have temporary detour July 6 - detour will accommodate Water Carnival Parade

     

BEMIDJI, Minn. - A temporary detour on State Highway 197, also known as Bemidji Avenue, will be enforced beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 6 to accommodate the annual Jaycees Water Carnival Parade.

Traffic will be directed by the Bemidji Police Department onto 2nd St. westbound to America Avenue.

After the parade, traffic will be permitted to travel north on Highway 197 to 5th St. following the detour route established for the Highway 197 reconstruction project.

Motorists are reminded to be especially alert during the July 4th holiday and to drive with extreme care.

For information on state road conditions and construction, visit www.511mn.org or call 511.

  Contact:
Karen Bedeau
Public Affairs Coordinator
218/755-6552
 

District 2
Bemidji / Crookston
3920 Highway 2 West
Bemidji, MN 56601
Tel: 218/755-6500
Fax: 218/755-6512
Road Condition Information:
www.511mn.org