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News Release
April 5, 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.—(3:00 p.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:


Open - use caution, water on roadway

The following state highways are signed for warning with water on the road. Motorists should use extreme caution approaching the following areas:


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.







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