- Karen Bedeau
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.
The following state highways are closed until further notice:
- Hwy 220 north of Marshall County Road 4 to Marshall County Road 5
- Hwy 317 from Hwy 220 west to North Dakota Hwy 17
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:
- Hwy 9 four miles north of Ada
- Hwy 9 south of Ada
- Hwy 89 in Grygla
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.