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News Release
April 11, 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. (9:15 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol urge motorists to drive with caution as flooding continues to affect area highways in northwest Minnesota.


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


Highway under watch


Open - use caution

The following state highways are open but with water on the road. Motorists should use extreme caution approaching the following areas:


Fluctuating water levels make it difficult to predict when and where water will go over or recede from a roadway.  Motorists are advised to call 5-1-1 or go to for road condition information.