ND DOT News Release:
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have CLOSED I-29 northbound and southbound lanes from Fargo to the South Dakota border due to heavy snow and blowing snow creating near zero visibility and dangerous driving conditions. Road Closed means motorists are not allowed to travel on a closed road due to life threatening conditions. The road may be impassible or blocked. Motorists who drive past a road closure device may be fined up to $250.
As a reminder, the following closures and advisories remain in effect:
- I-29 northbound and southbound CLOSED from Fargo to Grand Forks
- ND Highway 13 eastbound and westbound CLOSED between I-29 and Wahpeton
- I-94 eastbound lanes CLOSED from Jamestown to Fargo and I-94 westbound lanes CLOSED from Fargo to Valley City.
· A No Travel Advisory is in effect for all of eastern North Dakota due to heavy snow and blowing snow which is creating near zero visibility and hazardous driving conditions. The No Travel Advisory includes Fargo, Wahpeton, Jamestown, Valley City, Grand Forks, Pembina and surrounding areas. A No Travel Advisory means conditions are such that motorists should not travel in these areas. Roads may become blocked at structures and sheltered areas due to heavy winds.
Please be advised that road condition information on 511 and the travel map is updated daily from 5 a.m. until 10 p.m. CDT. The road report is based upon the information available to the NDDOT at the time of preparation and is provided solely as a public service. Conditions may vary from those reported.