Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Feb. 7, 2019

Blowing snow creates hazardous driving conditions

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – (9:45 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation has enacted a no travel advisory on state and federal highways in portions of west central Minnesota due to dangerous driving conditions. The no travel advisory applies to the following counties:

  • Big Stone
  • Clay
  • Pope
  • Stevens
  • Traverse
  • Wilkin

Blowing snow is causing whiteout conditions. 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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