Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 31, 2018

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

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists on Highway 197/Washington Avenue in Bemidji will experience temporary lane closures this afternoon, Thursday, May 31, between noon and 4 p.m.

The closures will allow railroad crews to perform track maintenance to remove buildup of sand and other materials.

Delays should be minimal, but drivers are urged to slow down, eliminate distractions and obey traffic control.

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