The start of South Columbia Road’s reconstruction project is looming, and Grand Forks’ major healthcare center is preparing for months of detours.
With the section of Columbia from DeMers Avenue to 11th Avenue South set to close for the summer, Altru Health System employees have been making plans to ensure patients, visitors and staff can navigate detours to its campus.
The section of the road under construction lies directly to the east of Altru’s main campus, creating a need for a network of detours around the area and a shifting of its ambulances to other locations around town.
The repairs on Columbia are tentatively slated to start on May 6, a delay of five days from the original construction start date.
For more information about Altru’s preparations, click here.
Maps of detour routes for Altru and the entire construction area are available below.