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May 2, 2013

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No travel advised in southeastern Minnesota

 

ROCHESTER, Minn. – (6:10 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no unnecessary travel in Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha and Winona counties, due to heavy snow and reduced visibility.


Motorists should beware of blowing and drifting snow crating whiteout conditions.


Officials do not anticipate any interstate or highway closures at this time; however, motorists may encounter brief lane and road closures where crashes occur.


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


For additional tips on safe winter driving, go to www.mndot.gov/workzone.


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

 

 

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