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MnDOT updates northwest Minnesota flood-related road conditions

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BEMIDJI Minn. -- (9:15 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol urge motorists to drive with caution as flooding continues to affect area highways in Minnesota. While water has receded in some areas, flooding continues to affect areas in Polk, Marshall and Norman Counties.

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Road closures

The following state highways are closed until further notice:

• Highway 317 from Highway 220 in Marshall County to the North Dakota border.

• Highway 220 west of Climax to Polk County Road 7

• Highway 220 from Highway 1 north to the junction with Highway 11.

• Highway 175 from Kittson County Road 16 to the North Dakota border.

• Highway 75 from the junction with Highway 171 to the Canadian border. New listing

• Highway 75 from the south junction with Highway 200 north to Halstad

• Highway 75 north of Halstad from Norman County Road 19 to Norman County Road 17

• Highway 75 at the north end of Climax over the Sand Hill River

• Highway 11 from the junction with Highway 220 west to North Dakota (Robbin Bridge).

• Highway 1 from Marshall County Road 17 west to Oslo

Ramp/lane closures

• 4th Street exit ramp from U.S. Highway 2 in East Grand Forks is closed.

• Sorlie Bridge on U.S. Highway 2 business route in East Grand Forks is closed.

Re-opened

• Highway 220 from Highway 1 at Alvarado south to Polk County Road 21.

For more information

• Call 5-1-1 or log on to www.511mn.org for road condition information when traveling in any area of Minnesota where potential flooding conditions exist.

• Log on to www.dot.nd.gov/travel-info/ for North Dakota road conditions.

• For info in the East Grand Forks area go to http://flood.egf.mn/.

• Listen to your National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather radio or local radio stations for weather and flood warnings.

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