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04/01/2020 03:42 PM

Sorlie Bridge temporarily closed due to flooding

The Sorlie Bridge is temporarily closed today in Grand Forks due to flooding on Business US Highway 2 (DeMers Ave) near the bridge. The Kennedy Bridge on Highway 2 remains open. The cities of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks will coordinate detours.

Motorists should drive with caution as flooding continues to affect the area highways and should check road conditions before traveling due to rapidly changing conditions. For road information, call 511 from any type of phone or go to the website www.dot.nd.gov.

NDDOT warns motorists that driving through water is dangerous and should not drive around barricades or into flooded areas as vehicles that leave the roadway may become immersed in high water. For road information, call 511 from any type of phone or go to the Travel Information Map on our website: https://www.dot.nd.gov/travel-info-v2/

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