Grand Forks Police release safety protocols, processional route for Officer Cody Holte’s funeral
Anyone feeling ill is asked to stay home.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Police have released the processional route and safety protocols that will be in place for the funeral of Officer Cody Holte.
Visitation prior to the funeral is scheduled for June 2 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Ralph Engelstad Arena. The funeral will begin at 1 p.m.
Anyone feeling ill is asked to stay home. The funeral will be live streamed from various sources.
Two seats will be left open between all groups or individuals, and the use of hand sanitizer and face masks is strongly encouraged. Face masks will be provided inside the REA for those who do not bring their own.
Everyone attending the funeral is asked to maintain six-feet of distance between others not in your group.
The Ralph Engelstad Arena is prohibiting all recording devices. Anyone caught using a cell phone to record video, audio or images may be asked to leave.
Bags, backpacks and weapons are also prohibited. Law enforcement will be provided separate instructions to accommodate duty weapons.
The north and east sides of the REA parking lot will be available for public parking. The public is asked to refrain from parking in the south and west as those lots will be reserved.
The east main lobby doors will be used as the entrance for the general public.
Following the funeral, the procession will begin between 3 and 3:30 p.m. The route is below:
- South on Ralph Engelstad Drive to 6th Avenue North
- East on 6th Avenue North to North Columbia Road
- South on North Columbia Road to University Avenue
- East on University Avenue to North Washington Street
- South on North Washington Street to 32nd Avenue South
- West on 32nd Avenue South to Interstate 29
- South on Interstate 29 to ND-200A
- East on ND-200A to US-75
- North on US-75 to County Road 17
Grand Forks Police encourage people traveling during the 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. timeframe to prepare for extensive traffic delays.