Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Feb. 7, 2019

Blowing snow creates hazardous driving conditions

No travel advised across northwestern Minnesota

BEMIDJI, Minn. – (12:30 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation has expanded a no travel advisory in northwestern Minnesota due to low visibility and dangerous driving conditions. High winds and blowing snow are causing whiteout conditions.

The expanded no travel advisory includes all northwestern Minnesota highways located west of, but not including Highway 59. It applies to the following locations:

  • Hwy 1- Thief River Falls to Oslo
  • Hwy 2- Crookston to East Grand Forks
  • Hwy 9- Crookston to Borup
  • Hwy 11- Karlstad to Robbin
  • Hwy 32- Thief River Falls to Syre
  • Hwy 75- Canadian border to Perley
  • Hwy 92- Brooks to Hwy 32
  • Hwy 102- Crookston to Fertile
  • Hwy 175- North Dakota Border to Hwy 59
  • Hwy 200- Hwy 9 to Hwy 75
  • Hwy 220- Robbin to Climax

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