Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

April 10, 2019

No travel advised in several southwest MN counties

WILLMAR, Minn. — (12:15 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is advising no travel on southwest Minnesota state highways in the following listed areas. Roads are completely snow covered. Heavy snow and reduced visibility is creating hazardous driving conditions.

  • Lincoln County south of Highway 19
  • Lyon County
  • Murray County
  • Pipestone County
  • Redwood County
  • Yellow Medicine County along US Highway 59 south of Clarkfield
  • Yellow Medicine County along Highway 23 south of Hanley Falls
  • Yellow Medicine County along Highway 68 east of Canby

No Travel Advised means that the roadway has deteriorated and/or visibility has been reduced to the point that it is very dangerous to travel; there are reports of intermittent white out conditions; and, some weather conditions can be severe enough that road treatments, such as salt or sand, are not effective.

Motorists are advised not to travel in the area until conditions improve.

The public can view winter road conditions from plow cameras available through the www.511mn.org website. Please note that not all plows have cameras. Road conditions on major highways can also be viewed through the Road Weather Information System (RWIS), which is also part of 511.

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