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04/03/2020 09:00 PM

MnDOT Closes MN HWY 317 and HWY MN 220

MnDOT has closed the following roadways in Minnesota which may impact North Dakota drivers.

• MN 317, which is across the river from ND 17 east of Grafton, local traffic only is allowed on ND17 between I-29 and the river.

• MN 220, which is the north/south roadway adjacent to the Red River which goes from Oslo, MN (ND 54) to Robin (ND 66 at Drayton)

The following state highways remain open but are affected by flood waters:

• Sorlie Bridge remains temporarily closed in Grand Forks due to flooding on Business US Highway 2 (DeMers Ave) near the bridge.

• US 83, approximately nine miles south of Strasburg, water encroaching on road. Flaggers in place with reduced speeds.

• ND 14, approximately twelve miles north of Wing, water encroaching on road. Traffic control in place with reduced speeds.

• ND 46, approximately five miles west of Gackle, water on roadway, traffic will stop and take turns, reduce speeds and use caution when traveling through water. Road surface may become icy with dropping temperatures.

• ND 46, approximately 1.5 miles west of Gackle, water on roadway, traffic is allowed. Motorists are advised to reduce speeds and use caution.

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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