Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Nov. 27, 2018

Temporary lane closures on Highway 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.

Traffic will be detoured to County Road 50 and Roosevelt Road.

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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