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News Release
Jan. 16, 2013



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


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MnDOT, State Patrol urge motorists to slow down


DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – (12:30 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol advise drivers to slow down in west central Minnesota. Wind and light snow are creating slippery spots.


This morning the State Patrol has received reports of dozens of vehicles in the ditch along I-94 between Fergus Falls and Moorhead and on Hwy 10 between Moorhead and Hawley.


Driving conditions are generally listed as difficult in Clay, Wilkin and Otter Tail counties. MnDOT crews are out working to improve road conditions.


Motorists should remember to:


For additional tips on safe winter driving, go to


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

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