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Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway
Patrol (NDHP) have issued several travel advisories throughout the day. Here
are the advisories in effect at this time:
No Travel Advisory in effect for areas in northwest, central and portions
of eastern ND due to icy road conditions, near zero visibility and accumulating
snow. Cities included are Minot, Parshall, Garrison, Harvey, Kenmare Towner,
Stanley, Crosby, Bowbells, Watford City, Williston, Bismarck, Underwood,
Steele, Linton, Wishek, Ashley, Edgeley, Oakes and surrounding areas. A No Travel Advisory means
motorists should not travel due to hazardous conditions which may make
it unsafe to travel.
Travel Alert in effect for the remainder of the state due to icy road conditions and reduced visibility. Cities included in the Travel Alert are: Dickinson, Jamestown, Valley City, Devils Lake, Fargo, Grand Forks and surrounding areas. Motorists are encouraged to reduce speeds, wear seat belts and drive according to the conditions.
Additional snowfall and continued strong winds are likely
to make travel hazardous for the rest of the evening/night and possibly
should also be aware that travel conditions can change quickly and blowing and
drifting snow with heavy accumulation will continue to create hazardous driving
conditions and roads could become blocked, especially at bridges or sheltered
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 Travel Information
Map at www.dot.nd.gov. The NDDOT works hard to
keep travelers informed of road conditions. However, the road conditions are
not reported 24 hours a day but updated every day from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Central Time, including holidays. It’s important to remember that the
conditions may vary from what is being reported.