Flooding update: Hwy 175 reopened west of Hallock
BEMIDJI, Minn. — (3:15 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation has reopened Hwy 175 from Kittson County Road 34 to North Dakota Border after repairs have been completed. Hwy 75 from Hwy 171 to the Canadian border has also reopened. The highways were previously closed due to damage caused by flooding.
Highways that remain closed:
- Hwy 220 between Hwy 1 and Hwy 11
- Hwy 317 between Hwy 220 and North Dakota border
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.