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03/31/2018 05:58 PM

Travel Alert issued for central North Dakota tonight

5:45 p.m.
Travel Alert issued for central North Dakota tonight 


The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have issued a Travel Alert for central North Dakota tonight due to blowing snow, icy conditions and reduced visibility throughout the evening hours. Cities included in the Travel Alert are Bismarck, Mandan, Minot, Valley City, Jamestown, Devils Lake, and surrounding areas.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 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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