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Published December 25, 2009, 01:50 PM

ND I-29, I-94 To Remain Closed Through Saturday Morning

The North Dakota Department of Transportation closed Interstate 29 and Interstate 94. A NO TRAVEL ADVISORY is in effect for the entire state of North Dakota. The North Dakota DOT has also closed Highway 2 from Berthold to Devils Lake.

The North Dakota Department of Transportation closed Interstate 29 at 8:30 a.m. today from the South Dakota border to the Canadian border due to blowing snow causing heavy snow drifts and high winds causing reduced visibility. I-94 is also closed as is Highway 2 from Berthold to Devils Lake and US Highway 83 from Bismarck to the Canadian border. These roads will remain closed until Saturday morning at which time the travel conditions will be re-evaluated.

The NDDOT has extended the no travel advisory for the entire state of North Dakota, excluding the northwest corner of the state, due to snow, blowing snow and reduced visibility. A Travel Alert remains in effect for the northwest corner of the state. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory include Fargo, Grand Forks, Devils Lake and surrounding areas.

Highway 2 from Minot to Devils Lake is also closed.

South Dakota has closed I-29 from the Iowa border to the North Dakota border due to winter storm conditions.

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