MnDOT issues new road closures due to flooding
WILLMAR, Minn. — Recent rains are causing flooding in southern Minnesota. Hwy 91 between 151st Street and 211th Street north of the Lake Wilson area is now closed due to flooding.
The following roads are currently closed in southern MN:
- Hwy 91 between 151st Street and 211th Street north of the Lake Wilson area
- Hwy 59 at 191st Street near Lake Shetek
- Hwy 19 at the intersection of CR 5
- Hwy 14 from Tracy to Walnut Grove
MnDOT has issued a No Travel Advisory in Murray County.
Motorists should be aware, and drive with caution in Lyon County and Redwood County as roads are flooded. All other roads are open, but may be under water.
MnDOT is currently assessing the situation and will provide updates, including road closures, as information becomes available.
In addition to the counties mentioned above, city streets in Marshall are also under water. The City of Marshall asks that residents drive carefully. The situation is being assessed and updates will be provided as they become available.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation warns motorists that driving through water is dangerous. Vehicles can be swept away in only several inches of moving water. Motorists are encouraged to check www.511mn.org for the latest road information.