Travel Advisory--Hwy 75 closes north of Luverne due to flooding
Other roadways with water running over; I-90 blocked by semi
MANKATO, Minn. – (3:30 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol closed Hwy 75 north of Luverne in Rock County at 3:30 p.m. due to flooding/water over the road.
Hwy 23 near Jasper is reported to have water running over the road – use extreme caution.
A semi tipped on its side is blocking lanes on I-90 between Luverne and Magnolia.
Motorists area asked to prolong their travel until weather has cleared and find an alternate route.
Other Hwys impacted--Hwy 75 will remain closed until further notice.
When a road is closed it is illegal to travel in that area. Motorists can be fined up to $1,000 and/or 90 days in jail. In addition, if travelers need to be rescued from a closed road, other expenses and penalties will apply.
Check www.511mn.org before traveling for information on road conditions, closures and detour routes. For additional updates, ‘like’ MnDOT at www.facebook.com/mndot, follow @mndotnews or watch for #mnflood2013 on Twitter.