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EGF's River Road exit to Grand Forks closed; rising Red passes 40 feet

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North River Road in East Grand Forks temporarily is no longer a route to U.S. Highway 2 and Grand Forks, thanks to rising floodwaters that have forced the closing this morning of the road in that area.

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The Red River reached 40.74 feet in East Grand Forks at 5:30 this morning and is rising. The floodwaters are expected to crest early next week at about 48 feet.

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Pioneer staff reports
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