Dept. of Transportation lifts no travel advisory for GF areaThe North Dakota Department of Transportation lifted the no travel advisory for the Grand Forks area at about noon today. A travel alert remains in place for the area due to icy roads and snow, officials said.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation lifted the no travel advisory for the Grand Forks area at about noon today. A travel alert remains in place for the area due to icy roads and snow, officials said.
A no travel advisory remains in place for Fargo, Wahpeton and the surrounding areas due to reduced visibility, icy and snow covered roads as well as flooded roads.
No travel had been advised in the northern Red River Valley region this morning.
The Department of Transportation advised no travel in eastern and central North Dakota, except for a small portion of southeast North Dakota, at about 5:45 a.m. But the no-travel advisory was lifted in much of central North Dakota shortly before 6 a.m. That area included Minot and Bismarck. Roads there nonetheless had continuous ice or compacted snow, the state transportation department said.
Grand Forks, Hillsboro, Fargo, Valley City, Jamestown, Carrington, Devils Lake, Cavalier, Rugby and Langdon were among the cities included in the no-travel advisory region until late Wednesday morning.
N.D. Highway 11 is closed from the junction of N.D. Highway 127 east to the Minnesota border because the road is "solid ice" and there is water on both sides of the road, officials said this morning.
In northwest Minnesota, no travel is advised because of hazardous driving conditions, with slush, wet and icy roads, blowing snow and reduced to zero visibilities, the Minnesota Department of Transportation warned at 5:55 a.m. on its traffic and road conditions Web site.