No Travel Advisory extended to southeast North Dakota; US Highway 2 closed from Devils Lake to Grand Forks due to snow drifts, zero visibility

UPDATE

No Travel Advisory extended to southeast North Dakota

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have extended the No Travel Advisory to include southeast North Dakota, including Fargo, Wahpeton and surrounding areas, due to blowing snow and areas of near zero visibility.

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have extended the No Travel Advisory to include southeast North Dakota, including Fargo, Wahpeton and surrounding areas, due to blowing snow and areas of near zero visibility.

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have CLOSED US Highway 2 eastbound and westbound from Devils Lake to Grand Forks due to significant snow drifts and zero visibility. Road Closed means motorists are not allowed to travel on a closed road due to life threatening conditions. The road may be impassible or blocked. Motorists who drive past a road closure device may be fined up to $250.

Additional closures and advisories are:

– I-94 CLOSED eastbound and westbound from Bismarck to Fargo due to slippery road conditions, snow drifts blocking roadways, and near zero visibility.

– I-29 CLOSED northbound and southbound from Fargo to the Canadian Border due to snow and blowing snow creating slippery road conditions, snow drifts blocking roadways, near zero visibility, and life threatening driving conditions..

– A No Travel Advisory is in effect for all areas of south central and northeastern North Dakota due to blowing snow, high winds, icy roads, and areas of near zero visibility creating hazardous driving conditions. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory include Bismarck, Jamestown, Valley City, Grand Forks, Devils Lake and surrounding areas. A No Travel Advisory means conditions are such that motorists should not travel in these areas.

– A Travel Alert remains in effect for southeastern North Dakota due to slippery roads and reduced visibility. Cities in included in the Travel Alert are Fargo, Wahpeton, and surrounding areas.

All travelers are encouraged to monitor road conditions as weather conditions occur and use caution while traveling. For road information, call 511 from any type of phone or go to the Travel Information Map at www.dot.nd.gov. Please be advised that road condition information on 511 and the travel map is updated daily from 5 a.m. until 10 p.m. CDT. The road report is based upon the information available to the NDDOT at the time of preparation and is provided solely as a public service. Conditions may vary from those reported.

Please be advised that road condition information on 511 and the travel map is updated daily from 5 a.m. until 10 p.m. CDT. The road report is based upon the information available to the NDDOT at the time of preparation and is provided solely as a public service. Conditions may vary from those reported.