The North Dakota Department of Transportation has closed the District Office in Grand Forks due to weather conditions. This includes the Drivers License Office in Grand Forks. This closure will be in effect for the remainder of the day. The Grand Forks Motor Vehicle Office will not open until 10:30 a.m. today. Some Drivers License and Motor Vehicle services available online at dot.nd.gov.
Road Condition Information
Please be advised that road maintenance crews are still on duty but due to the conditions snowplows may be pulled temporarily from the roadways in the Grand Forks and surrounding areas due to zero visibility and will resume operation when it is safe to do so.
I-29 northbound and southbound lanes are CLOSED from Fargo to the Canadian Border due to blowing and drifting snow creating icy road ways, near zero visibility, and life-threatening driving conditions.
A No Travel Advisory remains in effect for northeastern North Dakota. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory are Grafton, Michigan, Grand Forks, Hillsboro, and surrounding areas. Motorists should not travel due to hazardous conditions which may make it unsafe to travel. Snowplows may be pulled from the roads during severe conditions. Motorists should take NO TRAVEL ADVISED seriously as those motorists who choose to travel at their own risk may become stranded and emergency responders may not be able to reach them safely.
A Travel Alert remains in effect for portions of Central and Eastern North Dakota. Cities included in the Travel Alert are Devils Lake, Valley City, Fargo, and surrounding areas. A Travel Alert means conditions are such that motorists can still travel in these areas, but should be advised of rapidly changing conditions. Motorists are encouraged to reduce speeds and drive according to the 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 Travel Information Map at dot.nd.gov.
The NDDOT works hard to keep travelers informed of road conditions. However, the road conditions are not reported 24 hours a day but updated every day from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Central Time, including holidays. It’s important to remember that the conditions may vary from what is being reported.