- Karen Bedeau
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:
- Drive slowly on bridges, overpasses and tunnels.
- Use a safe speed for winter driving conditions, regardless of the posted speed limit.
- Keep a safe stopping distance from the vehicle in front of you.
- Keep both hands on the steering wheel, eyes on the road and attention on your driving.
For additional tips on safe winter driving, go to www.mndot.gov/workzone.
For updated information on road conditions, call 511 or click on www.511mn.org.