MnDot Shuts Down Portions of I-94 and Highway 10

MnDot Shuts Down Portions of I-94 and Highway 10 Click to Enlarge

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DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – (4:54 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol closed I-94 between exit 54 in Fergus Falls and the North Dakota border. Hwy 10 is closed from Lake Park to Dilworth. The roads are closed due to dangerous driving conditions. They will remain closed until driving conditions improve.

High winds and blowing snow have created dangerous whiteout conditions.

Motorists should plan accordingly. When a road is closed it is illegal to travel in that area. Motorists can be fined up to $1,000 and/or sentenced to 90 days in jail. In addition, if travelers need to be rescued from a closed road, other expenses and penalties will apply.

For tips on safe winter driving, go to www.mndot.gov/workzone/winter.html.

For real-time traffic and travel information in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or get the free smartphone app at Google Play or the App Store.

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