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News Release
Jan. 12, 2013



MnDOT District 4
1000 Hwy 10 West
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501


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Westbound Interstate 94 is now open from Alexandria to Fergus Falls


DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – (12:15 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol have opened westbound Interstate 94 from Alexandria to Fergus Falls. A crash blocked the westbound lanes Friday evening.


Driving conditions along I-94 from Moorhead to the Alexandria area remain difficult due to ice, and motorists should still use extreme caution when traveling. MnDOT crews will be out overnight and tomorrow working to improve driving conditions.


The majority of snowplow crashes take place during “clean up” when motorists resume their normal speeds.


After a storm motorists should:


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