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News Release
Feb. 11, 2013



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


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Interstate 94 now open between Alexandria and Moorhead



DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – (2 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol opened Interstate 94 between Alexandria and Moorhead at 2 p.m.


Highways now open include:


The no travel advisory in west central Minnesota has been lifted, but current driving conditions are difficult due to drifting snow, blowing snow and icy patches. Motorists should still use extreme caution when traveling.


MnDOT reminds motorists to be patient while snowplow operators work 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:


For additional tips on safe winter driving, go to For updated information on road conditions, call 511 or click on







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