No travel advisories lifted on state highways in southcentral and southwest Minnesota
Motorists urged to travel with caution as roads are snow and ice covered
MANKATO, Minn. – (7:45 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation has lifted the no travel advisories from Interstate 90 and all state highways in southcentral and the southwest corner of Minnesota.
MnDOT urges motorists to use caution while driving as roads are completely or partially covered with snow and ice. Motorists are advised to reduce speeds and drive according to conditions.
- Check www.511mn.org or get the free smartphone app at Google Play or the App Store for road condition information, travel alerts
- Stay alert for snowplows, which turn or exit frequently and often with little warning. They also may travel over centerlines or partially in traffic to further improve road conditions.
- Stay back at least 10 car lengths behind the plow. Don’t drive into a snow cloud.
- Slow down to a safe speed for current conditions.
- Turn on your headlights and wear your seat belt.
- Turn off the cruise control.
- Be patient and remember snowplows are working to improve road conditions for your trip.
- Don’t drive distracted.
Stay connected, informed
- For additional tips on safe winter driving, go to mndot.gov/workzone/winter.html