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03/30/2018 05:33 PM

No Travel Advisory issued for northwestern North Dakota

No Travel Advisory issued for northwestern ND

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have issued a No Travel Advisory for northwestern North Dakota due to snow and blowing snow creating reduced visibility and hazardous driving conditions. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory are Crosby, Tioga, Williston, Watford City, New Town and surrounding areas.  A No Travel Advisory means conditions are such that motorists should not travel in these areas. 

The NDDOT and NDHP issue travel warnings on state highways and interstates. These warnings should be taken seriously and are for the safety of the traveling public. The three categories are as follows:

  1. Travel Alert- Motorists can still travel but may encounter areas of challenging winter weather driving conditions on roadways.

  2. No Travel Advisory- Motorists should NOT TRAVEL due to hazardous conditions which make it unsafe to travel.

  3. Road Closed or Blocked- Motorists are not allowed to travel on closed roads due to life threatening conditions.

 Motorists are encouraged to wear seat belts, 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 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.

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