Orange barrels on a highway
News Release
April 9, 2011

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Minnesota Department of Transportation

District 2 Bemidji
3920 Hwy 2 West

Bemidji, MN, 56601

 

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FLOODING UPDATE

Northwest Minnesota flood related road conditions

 

BEMIDJI, Minn. — (9:15 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol urge motorists to drive with caution as flooding begins to affect area highways in northwest Minnesota.

 

Road closures
The following state highways are closed until further notice:

 

Scheduled for closing at noon today: Sorlie Bridge on US Highway 2 Business Loop in East Grand Forks.

 

Highway under watch

 

Flooding is difficult to predict and roads may be closed or restricted without warning. Mn/DOT and the Minnesota State Patrol ask motorists to monitor media reports before heading out and watch for warning signs along the road.

 

For updated information, call 511 or click on www.511mn.org when traveling in any area of the state where potential flooding conditions exist.  For weather and flood warnings, go to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website http://www.noaawatch.gov/floods.php or listen to NOAA weather radio and local radio stations.

 

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