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ALERTS & DETOURS

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

Detour Affects Routes 8 & 9

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

Routes 8 & 9 Outbound – Detour begins at University Dr SE & 16th Av SE

  • Right on 16th Av SE
  • Right on 16th St SE — back on route

Routes 8 & 9 Inbound to the Transit Center – Detour begins at University Dr SE & 16th Av SE

  • Right on 16th Av SE
  • Right on 16th St 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 Routes 8 & 9 detour. Starting Tuesday May 28, 2024 at 5am, Routes 8 & 9 outbound and Route 8 inbound will be detoured due to a road closure. Routes will turn right off University Dr SE onto 16th Ave SE, Right on 16th St SE, resume route. This detour is expected to last 1 day weather permitting. No temporary stops will be added for this detour.

Detour will end when road work is complete.

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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