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News Release
January 10, 2013



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


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Winter storm mix expected to make for hazardous driving conditions


BEMIDJI, Minn.— (10:45 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation – Northwest District advises drivers to be extremely careful as a mix of winter weather is on its way into the area which is expected to create hazardous driving conditions beginning tonight and expected to last through Saturday.


This weather mix includes freezing rain with snow and blustery winds which will create slippery roads and limited visibility in some areas.


MnDOT is asking motorists to keep safety in mind at all times and encourages drivers to:


For additional tips on safe winter driving, go to

For updated information on road conditions, visit or call 511.












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