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News Release
Feb. 21, 2012




Minnesota Department of Transportation

District 2 Bemidji
3920 Highway 2 West

Bemidji, MN, 56601


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Difficult driving conditions in northwest Minnesota


BEMIDJI, Minn. –The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises extreme caution when traveling in the northwest area of the state, due to icy roads caused by wet snow compaction and wind.


MnDOT snow plow operators are doing their part to make highways safe. Motorists should remember to:


For additional tips on safe winter driving, go to

For updated information on road conditions, call 511 or click on









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