Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 22, 2018

Temporary lane closures on Highway 197 railroad crossing in Bemidji scheduled for Aug. 27

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists heading northbound on Highway 197/Washington Avenue in Bemidji will experience temporary lane closures and detour on Monday, Augg. 27, as railroad crews complete repairs to the track.

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

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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