Clay County fair detours

September 08, 2015

THOSE TRAVELING TO AND FROM THIS YEAR’S CLAY COUNTY FAIR MAY WANT TO CONSIDER TAKING AN ALTERNATE ROUTE AND SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR EXTRA TIME. IT’S A RESULT OF ROAD CONSTRUCTION WHICH IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE CONGESTIONS AND DELAYS, ESPECIALLY IN THE AREA OF THE NORTH Y, OR THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAYS 71 AND 18 ON THE NORTH EDGE OF SPENCER.

THOSE APPROACHING THE FAIR FROM THE WEST ON HIGHWAY 18 ARE BEING TOLD TO TURN SOUTH ON 180TH AVENUE BY THE AIRPORT, THEN TURN EAST ON 340TH STREET, WHICH TURNS INTO WEST 18TH STREET AND TAKES YOU STRAIGHT TO THE FAIRGROUNDS.

THOSE APPROACHING FROM THE SOUTH ON HIGHWAY 71 SHOULD TURN WEST ON 360TH STREET BY MENARDS, THEN TURN NORTH ON 200TH AVENUE AND EAST ON 340TH STREET.

THOSE COMING FROM THE EAST ON HIGHWAY 18 SHOULD NORTH ON CLAY COUNTY ROAD M-50, THEN TURN WEST ON 340TH STREET.

THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR BEGINS THIS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH, AND RUNS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 20TH.