Effective Monday, August 5, Douglas Street will be closed from 10th to 8th Streets, and 8th street will be closed from Douglas to Farnam due to the Gene Leahy Mall reconstruction project. The closure will be in effect for two years. During this time, route 97 will operate the following detour:
Eastbound: Regular route to 14th & Douglas, east to 13th, north to Cuming, west to Metro garage.
The following bus stops will be temporarily out of service: 10th & Douglas SW, 8th & Douglas SW, 8th & Farnam NW
Westbound: East on Cuming from Metro garage to 10th Street, south to Dodge, west to resume regular route.
The following bus stop will be temporarily closed:
8th & Farnam NW