No travel advisory expanded in southwest Minnesota
WILLMAR, Minn. – (8:45 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is advising no travel on the following southwest Minnesota state highway segments. Blowing and drifting snow, and poor visibility are creating hazardous driving conditions.
- Highway 19 – Marshall to the South Dakota border
- U.S. Highway 59 – Marshall to U.S. Highway 14
- U.S. Highway 14 – Florence to Tracy
- Highway 271 – South Dakota border to Highway 19
- U.S. Highway 75 – Ivanhoe to 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 these areas 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.