Highway 220 and Highway 317 close due to flooding
BEMIDJI, Minn. – (3:30 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol closed Highway 220 from Marshall County Road 4 to Marshall County Road 5 at 1:00 p.m. due to water over the road.
Area is marked with barricades and flashing lights. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternate routes.
They will remain closed until further notice.
Highways that remain closed:
- Highway 220 from Marshall County Road 4 to Marshall County Road 5
- Highway 317
When a road is closed it is illegal to travel in that area. Motorists can be fined up to $1,000 and/or 90 days in jail. In addition, if travelers need to be rescued from a closed road, other expenses and penalties will apply.
Check www.511mn.org before traveling for information on road conditions, closures and detour routes. For additional updates, ‘like’ MnDOT at www.facebook.com/mndot, follow @mndotnews or watch for #mnflood2013 on Twitter.