Flooding update: Highway 75 closed between Highway 171 and Noyes
BEMIDJI, Minn. – (8:00 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced the closure of Highway 75 between Highway 171 and the Canadian Border near Noyes due to flooding impacts. Use caution and obey signs posted in the area.
Other area highways will remain closed until further notice and traffic should seek alternate routes.
Highways that remain closed:
- Highway 1- Marshall County Road 17 into Oslo
- Highway 2B (Sorlie Bridge)- East Grand Forks
- Highway 75- Highway 171 to Noyes (Canada border)
- Highway 92- Brooks to Highway 32
- Highway 175- Kittson County Road 34 to North Dakota Border
- Highway 220- Highway 1 to Highway 11
- Highway 317- Highway 220 to North Dakota border
Highways that remain open, but currently have water over the road:
- Highway 59- south of Winger
- Highway 200- east of Mahnomen
Highways that have been opened and are clear of water:
- Highway 1- west of Red Lake
When a road is closed it is illegal to travel in that area. Motorists can be fined up to $1,000 and/or 90 days in jail. In addition, if travelers need to be rescued from a closed road, other expenses and penalties will apply.
Check www.511mn.org before traveling for information on road conditions, closures and detour routes. For additional updates, ‘like’ MnDOT at https://www.facebook.com/groups/mndotnorthwest/, and follow @mndotnews on Twitter.