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01/18/2020 08:00 PM

I-94 & I-29 Closures and No Travel Advisories Remain Overnight; Secondary roads may be blocked or impassable

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) are warning of hazardous driving conditions during the overnight hours. Motorists should be advised that snow plow operators have been working since early morning hours, and throughout the day. Plows will be pulled during the evening hours. Blowing snow is causing snow drifts at underpasses and sheltered areas. Motorists should not use their GPS to get around road closures by using secondary roads that are under a no travel advisory. These roads may be blocked or impassable, especially during the overnight hours. Plows will be working early Sunday morning and conditions will be reevaluated at that time.

A No Travel Advisory remains in effect for I-29 from Fargo to the South Dakota Border due to strong winds causing blowing and drifting snow, areas of zero visibility, and hazardous driving conditions. Blowing snow is causing snow drifts at underpasses and sheltered areas. While crews are trying to keep the roadway clear, at times there may be areas where I-29 is reduced to a single lane because of snow drifts. Drifting may become worse during the overnight hours.


I-29 remains CLOSED northbound and southbound lanes from Grand Forks to Fargo due to strong winds causing blowing and drifting snow, areas of near zero visibility, and life-threatening driving conditions. Motorists are not allowed to travel on a closed road.


I-94 remains CLOSED westbound and eastbound lanes from Bismarck to Fargo due to strong winds causing blowing and drifting snow, areas of near zero visibility, and life-threatening driving conditions. Motorists are not allowed to travel on a closed road.


A No Travel Advised remains in effect for eastern North Dakota. Cities included are Jamestown, Valley City, Devils Lake, Fargo, Wahpeton, Grand Forks, and surrounding areas. Motorists should not travel due to hazardous conditions which may make it unsafe to travel.

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