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News Release
January 11, 2013



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


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Drivers urged to continue with caution in northwest Minnesota


BEMIDJI, Minn. – (10:00 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges drivers to continue with caution throughout the day due to scattered slippery areas. The department advised no unnecessary travel earlier but state highway conditions have improved through the efforts of MnDOT crews.


Officials do not anticipate any highway closures at this time but conditions could change rapidly with anticipated storm conditions.


Drivers are reminded to:


For additional tips on safe winter driving, go to


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













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