Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Feb. 27, 2020

Temporary lane closures on Hwy 197 railroad crossing in Bemidji scheduled for today

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists heading southbound on Highway 197/Washington Avenue in Bemidji will experience temporary lane closures and detour today, as railroad crews complete emergency repairs to the track.

MnDOT urges motorists to always drive with caution, and reminds them to slow down in the work zone and never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones.

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