The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) would like to advise motorists that I-94, I-29 and US Highway 2 will remain CLOSED until further notice due to significant drifting taking place, especially at structures and sheltered areas. While conditions may look okay to travel in the metro/urban areas, the high winds are creating significant problems on these roadways and causing icy road conditions in addition to near zero visibility and drifting snow. It is expected that roadways will remain closed throughout the day or until high winds decrease allowing crews to clear drifts and recover a number of stuck vehicles from the roadway. NDDOT and NDHP are out assisting numerous vehicles stuck on the roadway and crews are working to clean-up drifting, however this will take significant time.
Motorists are advised to STAY OFF CLOSED ROADS:
- I-94 is CLOSED from Bismarck to Fargo
- I-29 is closed from Fargo to Grand Forks
- US Highway 2 is CLOSED from Devils Lake to Grand Forks
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.