ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Interstate 94 reopened across North Dakota

No-travel advisories remain in place "due to near-zero visibility, icy road conditions, and scattered snow drifts," North Dakota officials said.

122322.N.FF.TRAVELWEATHER
Traffic moves westward Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, from West Fargo on Interstate 94.
Michael Vosburg/The Forum
We are part of The Trust Project.

UPDATED 4:50 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23

BISMARCK — North Dakota transportation officials have reopened Interstate 94 across the state, as well as North Dakota Highway 46 from Streeter to U.S. Highway 281.

However, no-travel advisories are in place "due to near-zero visibility, icy road conditions, and scattered snow drifts. Motorists should not travel due to hazardous conditions," the North Dakota Department of Transportation said in a statement.

The NDDOT warned that secondary roads could become impassable due to snow drifts on highways.

"Snow drifts are more prevalent at structures and sheltered areas. Vehicles may become stranded and emergency responders may not be able to reach you safely," NDDOT said.

ADVERTISEMENT

State authorities in Minnesota issued no-travel advisories for parts of west-central Minnesota Friday afternoon, including state Highway 210 from Breckenridge to Fergus Falls.

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

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

Related Topics: TRANSPORTATIONNORTH DAKOTA
Our newsroom occasionally reports stories under a byline of "staff." Often, the "staff" byline is used when rewriting basic news briefs that originate from official sources, such as a city press release about a road closure, and which require little or no reporting. At times, this byline is used when a news story includes numerous authors or when the story is formed by aggregating previously reported news from various sources. If outside sources are used, it is noted within the story.
What To Read Next
There were only two days with a temperature warmer than zero for almost three weeks, including eleven consecutive days below zero.
Under House Bill 1371, feedlots or dairies could partner with a corporation and no longer fall under the definition of farming and ranching.
The bill's changes include extending the time frame to notify an accused person of an ethics complaint, and adding criteria for who can make complaints.
The increases sought under House Bill 1002 would put the officials near the middle of the pack when compared to other states, panel says