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April 12, 2023

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Update: MnDOT advises of water over the road on Hwy 7 south of Beardsley

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists to travel with extreme caution on Highway 7 south of Beardsley. There is water over the road between mile points 11 and 12. Signage will be placed in the area.

Additionally, there is still water over the road in the following areas in west central Minnesota:

  • Highway 9 near mile point 67.2, south of Donnelly
  • Highway 29 near mile point 101, north of Parkers Prairie
  • Highway 29 near mile points 39 and 44, in two areas, north of Benson
  • U.S. Highway 75 near mile points 137 and 138, in two areas, north of Ortonville

Signage will remain in place in all locations until water levels have receded.
As the spring snow melt continues, flooding is likely to continue to affect the region and conditions can change rapidly. Motorists are advised to always drive with extreme caution.