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North Dakota Department of Transportation News Release. Toll Free: 1-855-NDROADS (637-6237)
03/08/2017 01:30 PM

UPDATE on blocked roadways

The No Travel Advisory has been LIFTED for Bowbells and surrounding areas.

Crews are working to open roadways. A few roads remained closed/blocked at this time:

  • ND Highway 256 BLOCKED 4 miles south of Antler

  • ND Highway 3 BLOCKED in multiple locations from the Jct. of Hwy. 19 near Esmond to the Canadian Border  

  • ND Highway 8 BLOCKED 3 miles south of the Canada border

  • US Highway 281 BLOCKED 5 miles south of Jct 52       

Motorists are not allowed to travel on a closed road due to life threatening conditions. The road may be impassible or blocked. Motorists who drive past a road closure device may be fined up to $250.

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​



North Dakota Department of Transportation, 608 East Boulevard, Bismarck, ND 58505