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News Release
March. 15, 2013



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


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I-94 closes from Alexandria to Fergus Falls


DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – (6:00 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol have closed Interstate 94 from Fergus Falls to Alexandria due to jackknifed semis blocking traffic. Interstate 94 will remain closed until the roadway can be cleared.


Parts of west central Minnesota have received freezing rain, and roads are in difficult driving condition. Motorists are urged to slow down.


MnDOT snow plow operators are doing their part to make highways safe. Motorists should remember to:



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