- TJ Melcher
MnDOT District 8
2505 Transportation Road
Willmar, MN 56201
Hwy 200 near Laporte experiencing water over the highway
Flood conditions can create hazardous driving conditions
WILLMAR, Minn. — Hwy 200, between Hubbard County Road 45 and 30, east of Laporte is experiencing water over the highway. The area is posted with a temporary speed reduction and is marked with flashers.
Melting snow is causing water to collect on the road surface, which then freezes overnight causing unexpected slippery conditions.
For updated information, call 511 or click on www.511mn.org when traveling in any area of the state where potential flooding conditions exist. For weather and flood warnings, go to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Web site http://www.noaawatch.gov/floods.php or listen to NOAA weather radio or local radio stations.
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