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News Release
April 10, 2011




Minnesota Department of Transportation

District 2 Bemidji
3920 Hwy 2 West

Bemidji, MN, 56601


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Northwest Minnesota flood related road conditions


BEMIDJI, Minn. — (8:45 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol urge motorists to drive with caution as flooding affects area highways in northwest Minnesota.


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


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 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 or listen to NOAA weather radio and local radio stations.