I-29 OPEN from Fargo to Canadian Border; I-94 remains closed from Bismarck to Fargo
December 7, 2016
I-94 OPEN from Mandan to Dickinson; I-29 OPEN from Fargo to Canadian Border; US 2 OPEN from Devils Lake to Grand Forks Airport
I-94 remains closed from Bismarck to Fargo
No Travel Advisory LIFTED for areas west of Bismarck, Williston, Minot, Devils Lake, Grand Forks and Fargo
No Travel Advisory remains in effect for areas east of Bismarck, Jamestown and Valley City
Travel Alert in effect for areas west of Bismarck, Dickinson, Minot, Devils Lake and Grand Forks
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have OPENED eastbound and westbound I-94 from Mandan to Dickinson. Northbound and southbound I-29 is OPEN Fargo to the Canadian border. Eastbound and westbound US Highway 2 is OPEN from Devils Lake to the Grand Forks Airport.
The No Travel Advisory has been lifted for areas west of Bismarck, Williston (except for Bowbells and Stanley areas), Minot, Devils Lake, Grand Forks and Fargo.
A Travel Alert is in effect for areas west of Bismarck, Dickinson, Minot, Devils Lake and Grand Forks due to icy roads, visibility reduced down to 500 ft at times, and scattered snow drifts. Motorists are encouraged to reduce speeds and drive according to the conditions.
Motorists should be aware the following advisories are still in effect:
- A No Travel Advisory remains in effect for areas east of Bismarck, Jamestown, Valley City, and surrounding areas due to strong winds, low visibility, blowing and drifting snow creating hazardous driving conditions.
- I-94 CLOSED from Bismarck to Fargo Conditions include extreme ice, compacted snow and blowing and drifting snow causing long stretches of icy roads and near zero visibility at times creating hazardous driving conditions.
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 website: www.dot.nd.gov.
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