Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 17, 2018

Hwy 200 near Twin Creek in Mahnomen is experiencing water over the highway

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (2:26 p.m.) - Hwy 200, near Twin Creek in Mahnomen is experiencing water over the highway. The area is posted with signs.

Heavy rains have caused the high water levels. Please drive with caution in any areas with high water levels. Expect the unexpected – flash floods can occur anytime, anywhere.

Motorists should follow these safe driving practices:

  • Check 511mn.org before traveling for information on road conditions, closures and detour routes.
  • Expect the unexpected – flash floods can occur anytime, anywhere.
  • Do not drive around barricades or into flooded areas. 
  • If floodwaters rise around your car, abandon the car and move to higher ground, if you can do so safely.

For weather and flood warnings, go to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website water.weather.gov/ahps or listen to NOAA weather radio or local radio stations.

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