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Snow Detour Routes

During extreme weather events, MATBUS may elect to detour around portions of each route that may become unsafe for travel or filled with snow drifts. Please review all detours below for routes which may be affected during the winter months.


Route 3 Snow Detour Route


Route 3 snow detour map

In the event of a severe storm, to avoid heavy snowfall and drifting along 34th St S, Route 3 may detour off 12th Ave and 4th Ave between 20th St and 34th St including 34th St S.


Route 4 Storm Detour Route


Route 4 Storm Route

In the event of a severe storm, Route 4 may detour off streets north of 10th Ave and will not access Walmart in Dilworth. Transfers will be conducted at the CashWise shelter. Also service to Park View Terrace will be on request only.


Route 5 Snow Detour Route


Route 5 Snow Route

In the event of a severe storm, Route 5 may detour off 37th Avenue and Rivershore Drive West of 8th Street. Also Route 5 will not go into M|States parking lot.


Route 6 Storm Detour Route


Route 6 storm detour

In the event of a severe storm, Route 6 may detour off the frontage road between 34th St in Moorhead to 4th St SW in Dilworth. The route will take Hwy 10 instead. Also Route 6 may detour off all roads north of Hwy 10 but will still service Houge Estates. Route 6 may also not service Walmart in Dilworth and transfers will be conducted at CashWise.


Route 9 Storm Detour Route


Route 9 Storm Route

In the event of a severe storm, Route 9 may detour off roads East and West of 34th Street and not service Dilworth Walmart or Sanford. Transfers will be made at CashWise.


Route 13 Snow Detour Route


Route 13 Snow Detour

In the event of a severe storm, Route 13 may detour by traveling south on 10th St. N to 19th Ave. N, where it will travel west to University Dr. and return to its regular route.


Route 14 Snow Detour Route


Route 14 Snow Detour

In the event of a severe storm, Route 14 may detour on 32nd Ave. and bypass the apartment loop to the north of Essentia Health.


Route 18 Snow Detour Route - Phase 1


Route 18 Snow Detour - Phase 1

In the event of a severe storm, Route 18 may detour one of two ways depending on the storm’s severity.
o Phase I – Route 18 may detour south on 45th St. S to 44th Ave. S, where it will travel east and return to its regular route. This phase will also not provide service to the Microsoft campus.


Route 18 Snow Detour Route - Phase 2


Route 18 Snow Detour - Phase 2

In the event of a severe storm, Route 18 may detour one of two ways depending on the storm’s severity.
o Phase II – Route 18 may detour south on 45th St. S to 44th Ave. S, where it will travel east to 42nd St. S. From there it will travel north and be inbound to the GTC. This phase will not provide service to the Microsoft campus or the 55th St. Walmart.


Route 20 Snow Detour Route


Route 20 Snow Detour

In the event of a severe storm, Route 20 may detour onto Sheyenne St. and bypass the westernmost portion of the route.


Route 24 Snow Detour Route


Route 24 Snow Detour

In the event of a severe storm, Route 24 may detour by traveling north from 32nd Ave. E to 4th St. E and bypass the westernmost portion of the route.


Route 31 Snow Detour Route


Route 31 Snow Detour

In the event of a severe storm, Route 31 may detour by not providing service north of 17th Ave. N (omitting the Research Park and Candlewood Suites loops). From 18th St. N, the bus will take 17th Ave. N and continue eastbound until it returns to its regular route.


Route 32W Snow Detour Route


Route 32W Snow Detour

In the event of a severe storm, Route 32W may detour by not providing service west of 18th St. N. The bus will travel south on 18 St. N to Dakota Dr. N, where it will turn onto 17 St. N and travel north to 12th Ave. N where it will return to its regular route.