Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

March 9, 2019

Heavy snow, high winds create hazardous driving conditions

No travel advisory expanded in west central Minnesota

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — (10:50 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation has expanded the no travel advisory in west central Minnesota. Motorists are advised not to travel on Hwy 10 from Moorhead to the Clay/Becker County line, and Interstate 94 from the Minnesota/North Dakota border to the Otter Tail/Grant County line.

The no travel advisory is also still in effect for the following state and federal highways in Traverse, Wilkin and Big Stone counties:

  • Hwy 210 from Breckenridge to Fergus Falls
  • Hwy 9 from Breckenridge to Morris
  • Hwy 75 from Hwy 9 near Doran to Ortonville
  • Hwy 55 from state line to Hwy 9
  • Hwy 27 from Browns Valley to Hwy 9 near Herman
  • Hwy 28 from Browns Valley to Morris
  • Hwy 7 from Hwy 28 near Beardsley to Ortonville

Heavy snow and high winds are creating dangerous driving conditions. Snowplows continue to operate, but motorists are advised not to travel in these areas until conditions improve.

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

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