March 5, 2018
No Travel Advised extended to portions of
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with
the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have issued a No Travel Advisory for portions of North Dakota due to icy road conditions, near zero visibility and accumulating
snow. Cities included in the No Travel
Advisory are Dickinson, Jamestown, Devils Lake, and surrounding areas. A No Travel Advisory means
conditions are such that motorists should not travel in these areas.
No Travel Advisory is still in
effect in portions of northwest, central and southeast North Dakota including:
Williston, Watford City, Crosby, Bowbells, Stanley, Minot, Parshall, Garrison,
Harvey, Bismarck, Underwood, Steele, Linton, Wishek, Ashley, Edgeley, Oakes and
surrounding areas due to icy road conditions, near zero visibility and
Travel Alert remains in effect for
the remainder of the state due to icy road conditions and reduced visibility.
Cities included in the Travel Alert are: Fargo, Grand Forks and surrounding
areas. Motorists are encouraged to reduce speeds, wear seat belts and drive
according to the conditions.
snowfall and continued strong winds are likely to make travel hazardous for the
rest of the night and possibly tomorrow.
should also be aware that travel conditions can change quickly and blowing and
drifting snow with heavy accumulation throughout the night will continue to
create hazardous driving conditions and roads could become blocked, especially
at bridges or sheltered areas.
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 www.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.