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03/07/2017 11:52 AM

ND Highway 3 Closed from Highway 19 to the Canadian Border; US Highway 2 westbound and eastbound Closed from Minot to Grand Forks

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have CLOSED US Hwy. 2 Westbound and Eastbound from Grand Forks to Minot as well as ND Hwy. 3 from the Jct. of Hwy. 19 near Esmond to the Canadian Border due to reduced visibility, snow drifts, blowing snow creating hazardous road conditions along with a number of vehicles blocking the roadway and making it impassable to traffic.

The No Travel Advisory has also been extended to most of northwestern and north central North Dakota including the cities of Williston, Stanley, Watford City, New Town, Parshall, Minot, Towner and surrounding areas due to reduced visibility, snow drifts, blowing snow creating hazardous driving conditions.

A No Travel Advisory remains in effect for the cities of Bowbells, Kenmare, Mohall, Bottineau, Rolla, Cando, Rugby, Maddock and surrounding areas due to reduced visibility, snow drifts, blowing snow creating slippery road conditions and a number of vehicles blocking the roadways. Conditions are such that motorists should not travel in these areas.

A Travel Alert is still in effect for the cities of Velva, Harvey and surrounding area due to reduced visibility, snow drifts, blowing snow creating slippery road conditions.

 All travelers are encouraged to monitor road conditions as weather conditions occur and use caution while traveling. For road information, call 511 from any type of phone or go to the website www.dot.nd.gov

Please be advised that road condition information on 511 and the travel map is updated daily from 5 a.m. until 9 p.m. CDT. The road report is based upon the information available to the NDDOT at the time of preparation and is provided solely as a public service. Conditions may vary from those reported.


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