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ALERTS & DETOURS

Northstar Link is currently operating with a reduced service schedule in conjunction with Northstar Rail.

Detour Affects Routes 1 & 2 in Waite Park

Begins on: Thursday 6/13/2024 at 11:15 AM, due to the Waite Park Family Fun Fest parade

Route 1 – detour begins at 1st St N & 2nd Av N in Waite Park

  • Left on 2nd Av N
  • Right on Division St
  • Right 10 Av N — back to route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Route 1 detour and affected bus routes. This detour will start Thursday June 8 th 2023 at 11:15 AM. This detour will last until the parade is cleared. Left on 2 nd Ave N, Right on Division St, Right on 10th Ave N, Resume Route

Route 2 – detour begins at 10th Av N & 2nd St N in Waite Park

  • Straight on 10th Av N
  • Left on Division St
  • Left on 2nd Av N
  • Right on 1st St N — back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Route 2 detour and affected bus stops. This detour will start Thursday June 8 th 2023 at 10:45 A M. This detour will last until the parade is cleared. Straight on 10 th Ave N, Left on Division St., left on 2 nd Ave N, right 1st St N, Resume Route

Detour is expected to last until the parade is finished.

Detour Affects Routes 21 & 22 in Sauk Rapids

Begins on: Monday 6/17/2024 at 5 AM due to road construction

Route 21 Outbound – detour begins at 2nd Av S & 1st St S

  • Right on 1st St S — back to route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Map of Route 21 outbound detour. Starting Monday June 17th route 21 outbound will be on detour due to a road closure on Division St. Buses will take a right on 1st St S then resume route. No temporary stops will be added.

Route 22 inbound to the Transit Center – detour begins at 1st St S & 2nd Av S

  • Straight on 1st St S
  • Left on 2nd Av S– back to route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Route 22 detour map. Starting on Monday 6/17/2024, route 22 inbound will be on detour due to a road closure on Division St. Bus will go straight on 1st St S, left on 2nd Ave S then resume route. No temporary stops will be added.

Detour will end when road is reopened.

Detour Affects Routes 21 & 22 in Sauk Rapids

Begins on: Friday 6/14/24 at 5 AM, due to road closure

Route 21 Inbound to the Transit Center – detour begins at 8th St N & Benton Dr

  • Straight on Benton Dr
  • Left on 2nd St N
  • Right on 2nd Av N — back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Map of route 21 inbound detour. Starting on Friday 6/14/2024, Route 21 will be on detour due to Road work. Buses will go straight down Benton Dr and take a left at 2nd St N, right at 2nd Ave N then resume Route.

Route 22 Outbound – detour begins at 2nd St N & Benton Dr

  • Left on 2nd St N
  • Right on Benton Dr– back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Map of route 22 outbound detour. Starting on Friday 6/14/2024, Route 22 will be on detour due to road work. Buses will take a left on 2nd St N, a right on Benton Dr then resume Route.

Detour will end when the road is reopened.

University Dr S bus stops closed

Begins on: Tuesday, 6/4/2024, due to road construction

Due to road construction and the inability to safely stop all outbound and inbound bus stops on University Dr S for Routes 5 and 11 are closed. All bus stop signs have been removed. Passengers may use the bus stops closest to them on Washington Memorial Dr, 14th Ave S, 7th St So, and 5th Ave So.

Detour Affects Route 21 at the Sauk Rapids-Rice High School

Begins on: Monday 6/3/2024 at 11:15 AM due to road work

Route 21 – detour begins at Golden Spike Rd roundabout at Mayhew Lake Rd

  • Right at North School Entrance
  • Straight at stop sign
  • Right in parking lot
  • Left on Mayhew Lake Rd
  • First exit at roundabout — back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.

Detour is expected to last until when work is complete.

Detour Affects Routes 8 & 9

Begins on: Monday 6/3/2024 at 5 AM, due to road closure

Route 8 Outbound – Detour begins at University Dr SE & Killian Blvd SE

  • Right on Killian Blvd
  • Left on 15th Av SE
  • Right on 16th St SE
  • Left on 16th Av SE
  • Right on University Dr SE — back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Map of route 8 outbound detour. Beginning Monday June 3, 2024 at 5am, the route 8 outbound will be on detour due to a road closure. From University and Killian, right Killian (tuns into MN Blvd) Left 15th Ave SE (CoRd 8), right 16th St SE, Left 16th Ave SE, Right University Dr SE, resume route.

Routes 8 Inbound to the Transit Center – Detour begins at 15th Av SE & 16th St SE

  • Right on 16th St SE
  • Left on 16th Av SE
  • Right on University Dr SE
  • Right on 19th Av SE
  • Right on 16th St SE
  • Left on 15th Av SE
  • Right on MN Blvd
  • Left on University Dr SE — back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Map of Route 8 inbound detour. Beginning Monday June 3, 2024 at 5am, the route 8 inbound will be on detour due to a road closure. From 15th Ave SE and 16th St Se, right on 16th St SE, Left 16th Ave SE, Right University Dr Se, Right 19th Ave SE, Right 16th St SE, Left 15th Ave SE, Right MN Blvd (turns into Killian), Left University Dr SE, Resume route.

Route 9 Outbound – Detour begins at Killian Blvd SE & 11th St SE

  • Straight on Killian Blvd
  • Left on 15th Av SE
  • Right on 16th St SE
  • Left on 16th Av SE
  • Right on University Dr SE — back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Route 9 outbound detour map. Beginning Monday June 3, 2024 at 5am, the route 9 outbound will be on detour due to a road closure. From Killian Blvd SE, straight on Killian Blvd SE to Minnesota Blvd, left 15th Ave SE (CoRd 8), right 16th St SE, left 16th Ave SE, right University Dr SE, resume route.

Detour is expected to last until late June and will end when road is reopened.

Detour affects Routes 6, 9, 21 & 22 in St. Cloud

Begins on: Monday 6/3/2024 at 5 AM due to the Veterans Bridge closure

Route 6 Outbound – Detour begins at Transit Center

  • Right on 5th Av S
  • Left on Hwy 23
  • Left on Wilson Av
  • Right on E St. Germain St — back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      route 6 outbound detour map. Beginning Monday June 3, 2024 at 5am, the route 6 outbound will be on detour due to the Veterans bridge closure. From Transit, Route 6 will turn right on 5th Ave So, left on Hwy 23, left on Wilson Ave SE, right on E St Germain, resume route.

Route 6 Inbound to the Transit Center – Detour begins at E St. Germain St & Wilson Av

  • Left on Wilson Av
  • Right on Hwy 23
  • Right on 5th Av S to Transit Center– back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Route 6 inbound detour. Beginning Monday June 3, 2024 at 5am, the route 6 inbound will be on detour due to the Veterans bridge closure. From E St Germain and Wilson, left on Wilson, right on Hwy 23, right into Transit.

Route 9 Outbound – Detour begins at Transit Center

  • Right on 5th Av S
  • Left on Hwy 23
  • Left on Wilson Av
  • Left on E St. Germain St
  • Left on Riverside Dr — back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Route 9 outbound detour. Beginning Monday June 3, 2024 at 5am, the route 9 outbound will be on detour due to the Veterans bridge closure. From Transit, Route 9 will turn right on 5th Ave So, left on Hwy 23, left on Wilson Ave NE, left on E. St. Germain, left on Riverside Dr SE, resume route.

Route 9 Inbound to the Transit Center – Detour begins at Riverside Dr & E St. Germain St

  • Right on E St. Germain St
  • Right on Wilson Av
  • Right on 5th Av S to Transit Center– back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Map of route 9 detour. Beginning Monday June 3, 2024 at 5am, the route 9 inbound will be on detour due to the Veterans bridge closure. From Riverside and E St Germain, right on E St Germain, right on Wilson Ave, right on Hwy 23, right into Transit.

Route 21 & 22 Outbound – Detour begins at Transit Center

  • Right on 5th Av S
  • Left on Hwy 23
  • Left on Wilson Av — back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Map of Route 21 & 22 outbound detour. Beginning Monday June 3, 2024 at 5am, the routes 21/22 outbound will be on detour due to the Veterans bridge closure. From Transit, Routes 21/22 will turn right on 5th Ave So, left on Hwy 23, left on Wilson Ave SE, resume route.

Route 21 & 22 Inbound to the Transit Center – Detour begins at Wilson Av & E St. Germain

  • Straight on Wilson Av
  • Right on Hwy 23
  • Right on 5th Av S to Transit Center– back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Map of Route 21 & 22 Inbound detour. Beginning Monday June 3, 2024 at 5am, the route 21/22 inbound will be on detour due to the Veterans bridge closure. From Wilson Ave and E St Germain, straight on Wilson Ave, right on Hwy 23, right into Transit.

This detour is expected to end late June or when bridge reopens.

Detour Affects Routes 31 & 32

Begins on: Tuesday 5/28/2024 at 6 AM, due to a road closure

Route 31 Outbound – detour begins at 9th & Co Rd 1

  • Straight on 9th Ave N
  • Left on Benton Dr N
  • Right on Hwy 15 Southbound
  • Right on co Rd 120 off ramp
  • Left on Co Rd 120
  • Left to Walmart — back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Map of route 31 Outbound detour. Beginning Tuesday May 28 at 6am, Route 31 outbound will be on detour due to a road closure. Route will stay on 9th Ave N, left on Benton Dr, right on Hwy 15 Southbound ramp, left onto Count Road 120, left at 2nd roundabout to Walmart. There will be no temporary bus stops for this detour. This detour is expected to last until mid August.

Route 31 Inbound to the Transit Center – detour begins at Walmart-Sartell

  • Right on Co Rd 120
  • Right on Hwy 15 Northbound
  • Right on Benton Dr Exit
  • Left on Benton Dr
  • Right on 2nd Av N — back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Map of Route 31 inbound. Beginning Tuesday May 28 at 6am, Route 31 inbound will be on detour due to a road closure. Detour will begin at Walmart, right onto County Road 120 at the Sam’s roundabout, Right onto Hwy 15 Northbound, merge right onto Benton Dr exit, left onto Benton Dr, right onto 2nd Ave N, resume route at Co Rd 1. There will be no temporary bus stops for this detour. This detour is expected to last until mid August.

Route 31 & 32 Outbound from Walmart – detour begins at Walmart-Sartell

  • Right on Co Rd 120
  • Right on Hwy 15 Northbound
  • Left on Co Rd 1 — back on route
    Map of Route 31 & 32 outbound from Walmart-Sartell detour. Beginning Tuesday May 28 at 6am, Route 31 outbound from Walmart will be on detour due to a road closure. Detour will begin at Walmart, right onto County Road 120 at the Sam’s roundabout, right onto Hwy 15 Northbound, left on Co Rd 1, resume route. No bus stops will be missed. This detour is expected to last until mid August.

Detour is expected to last until mid-August and will end when the road is reopened.

Detour Affects Route 6 Outbound

Begins on: Saturday 5/4/2024

Detour begins at 7th St SE & 13th Av SE

  • Right on 13th Av SE
  • Left on Lincoln Av SE
  • Left on 15th Av SE — back on route
    • Some bus stops will not be served during this detour and are indicated with red X’s. No temporary bus stops have been added.
      Starting immediately, the route 6 outbound will be on detour. From 7th St SE, buses will turn right onto 13th Ave SE, left on Lincoln Ave SE, left on 15th Ave SE, resume route.

Detour is expected to last until further notice.

Detour Affects Routes 2, 6, 9, 21, 22 & 31

Begins on: Monday 5/1/2024, due to 5th Av N road closure

Routes 2, 6, 9, 21, 22 & 31 Outbound – detour begins at 5th Av and 1st St S

  • East on 1st St S
  • Left on 4th Av S
  • Left on W St. Germain St
  • Right on 5th Av S — back on route

Detour is expected to last all summer.

There are no detours at this time.

Buses are running as scheduled. Prepare for delays and plan extra time into your travel. Keep monitoring this page for updates regarding service and consider avoiding all unnecessary travel.

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