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03/23/2018 04:00 PM

No Travel Advisory extended to include areas in north central North Dakota

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have extended the No Travel Advisory to include areas in north central North Dakota due to heavy snow and blowing snow creating hazardous driving conditions and reduced visibility. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory are Bottineau, Rolla, Rugby, Maddock and surrounding areas. The No Travel Advisory remains in effect for areas in north central North Dakota including Minot, Mohall, Kenmare, Harvey, Center, Underwood, McClusky, Parshall, Garrison, and areas in northwestern North Dakota including Crosby, Tioga, Williston, New Town and surrounding areas.  A No Travel Advisory means conditions are such that motorists should not travel in these areas. Please note, the no travel advisory for the Watford City area has been LIFTED.  


In addition a Travel Alert is in effect for portions of south central and eastern North Dakota including the cities of Wishek, Medina, Jamestown, Valley City, Edgeley, Oakes, Beulah, Killdeer, Richardton, Flasher, Bismarck, Steele, Linton and surrounding areas due to snow and blowing snow. A Travel Alert means conditions are such that motorists can still travel in these areas but should be advised of rapidly changing conditions. Motorists are encouraged to wear seat belts, reduce speeds and drive according to the 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 Travel Information Map at 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.


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