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UPDATE: I-29 reopened between Grand Forks and Canadian border

The interstate was reopened shortly after 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

Snowy streets: Drivers advised to take caution on interstate
Officials have closed Interstate 29 between Grand Forks and the Canadian border.
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GRAND FORKS — North Dakota transportation officials have reopened Interstate 29 from Grand Forks to the Canadian border after it was closed to drivers due to dangerous conditions.

The announcement to close that stretch of I-29 was made shortly after 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, when blowing snow was causing icy roads and areas of zero visibility.

The interstate was reopened shortly after 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

"Reduced visibility and snow-covered conditions may still be present on highways throughout the state," the state transportation department said in a statement. "Motorists are encouraged to slow down and drive for the conditions."

For more information on North Dakota road conditions, call 511 or visit https://travel.dot.nd.gov/ .

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For information on Minnesota road conditions, call 511 or visit https://511mn.org/ .

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