Travel Advisory—Hwy 220 near Oslo is now open
BEMIDJI, Minn. – (12:15 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol opened Hwy 220 from Marshall County Road 4 to Marshall County Road 5 and Hwy 317 from Hwy 220 to the North Dakota border today at 11:15 a.m.
Flooding continues to affect the area and conditions can change rapidly.
If you must travel in the northwestern Minnesota area, follow these safe driving practices:
- Check www.511mn.org before traveling for information on road conditions, closures and detour routes.
- Expect the unexpected – flash floods can occur anytime, anywhere.
- Do not drive around barricades or into flooded areas.
- If floodwaters rise around your car, abandon the car and move to higher ground, if you can do so safely.