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News Release
March. 15, 2013



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


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Eastbound I- 94 is now open from Fergus Falls to Alexandria


DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – (8:30 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol opened eastbound Interstate 94 from Fergus Falls to Alexandria at 8:30 a.m. Westbound I-94 from Alexandria to Fergus Falls is still closed.


Current driving conditions in parts of west central Minnesota remain difficult due to freezing rain which fell overnight. Motorists should still use extreme caution when traveling.


MnDOT reminds motorists to be patient while snowplow operators work to improve driving conditions and prepare for additional snowfall. 


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