Updated northwest Minnesota road conditionsDifficult driving conditions were reported Saturday morning on U.S. highways 2, 59 and 75 in northwestern Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation's website.
By: Herald Staff Report, Grand Forks Herald
Difficult driving conditions were reported this morning on U.S. highways 2, 59 and 75 in northwestern Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation's website.
Road conditions on highways 2, 59 and 75 were reported to include patches of packed snow, slush and patches of wet and icy conditions, according to the website at 11 a.m. this morning.
Interstate 94 in western Minnesota was reported to mostly be in fair
The following is a list of flood-related road closures or obstructions in northwestern Minnesota, released by the Minnesota Department of Transportation on Friday:
The following state highways are closed until further notice:
- Hwy 1 east of Oslo
- US Hwy 2 Business Loop – Sorlie Bridge from East Grand Forks to Grand Forks. All traffic must use the Kennedy Bridge on U.S. Hwy 2.
- Hwy 75 at Perley
- Hwy 75 at Hendrum
- Hwy 75 on the north end of Climax at the Sand Hill River
- Hwy 75 from the south junction of Hwy 200 to Shelly
- Hwy 175 approx. 3 miles west of Hallock
- Hwy 220 at the Sand Hill River near Climax
- Hwy 220 from Hwy 1 near Oslo north to Hwy 11
- Hwy 317 from Hwy 220 west to North Dakota Hwy 17
- Louis Murray Bridge in East Grand Forks is closed. Detour/directional signs are in place. Be alert to a four-way stop at US Hwy 2 and Hwy 220.
Open with water on road
The following state highways are open but with water on the road. Motorists should use extreme caution approaching the following areas:
- Hwy 200 approximately 12 miles east of Mahnomen at Twin Lake Creek
- Hwy 310 approximately 5 miles north of Roseau