Flooding update: Highway 175 reopened west of Hallock


BEMIDJI, Minn. – (3:15 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation has reopened Highway 175 from Kittson County Road 34 to North Dakota Border after repairs have been completed. Highway 75 from Highway 171 to the Canadian border has also reopened. The highways were previously closed due to damage caused by flooding.

Highways that remain closed:

• Highway 220 between Highway 1 and Highway 11

• Highway 317 between Highway 220 and North Dakota border

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 http://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.



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