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News Release
February 19, 2013



MnDOT District 2
3920 Highway 2 West
Bemidji, MN, 56601


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Difficult driving on some highways in northwest Minnesota
Highway 2 from Crookston to East Grand Forks reopened


BEMIDJI, Minn. (7:30 a.m.) –The Minnesota Department of Transportation is cautioning the public to drive with care in the northwestern area of the state due to difficult  driving conditions on some highways caused by another storm system that moved  through the area.


U.S. Highway 2 from Crookston to East Grand Forks was reopened this morning after being shut down early Monday morning, however, motorists should continue to remain cautious as some roads are still slippery from drifting and blowing snow.


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


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