Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Feb. 24, 2019

Blowing snow creates hazardous driving conditions

No travel advisory expanded in northwest Minnesota

BEMIDJI, Minn. – (10:30 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation has expanded the no travel advisory in northwestern Minnesota due to blowing and drifting snow. No travel is advised on state and federal highways in the following counties:

  • Norman
  • Polk
  • Kittson
  • Marshall
  • Pennington
  • Red Lake

The no travel advisory also includes Highway 11 from Karlstad to Greenbush.

Snowplows will continue to operate, but motorists are advised not to travel until conditions improve.

For tips on safe winter driving, go to mndot.gov/workzone/winter.html.

For real-time traffic and travel information in Minnesota, visit 511mn.org or get the free smartphone app at Google Play or the App Store.