Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

March 14, 2019

Blowing snow creates hazardous driving conditions

No travel advisory expanded in northwest Minnesota

BEMIDJI, Minn. — (10:30 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation has expanded the no travel advisory in northwestern Minnesota due to reduced visibility from blowing and drifting snow. No travel is advised on Hwy 2 from Crookston to the North Dakota border.

The no travel advisory also includes Hwy 220 from Hwy 2 to Climax and Hwy 75 from Crookston to Shelly.

Snowplows will continue to operate, but motorists are advised not to travel until conditions improve.

For tips on safe winter driving, go to www.mndot.gov/workzone/winter.html.

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