Major Devils Lake Road ClosedHigh water has prompted the closure of a major highway in the flooded Devils Lake region.
By: Associated Press, WDAZ
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) - High water has prompted the closure of
a major highway in the flooded Devils Lake region.
The state Transportation Department says N.D. Highway 20 is
closed about 12 miles south of Devils Lake at Spring Lake because
of the high water and saturated road conditions. Traffic is being
Devils Lake has risen about 27 feet, hit record levels and
tripled in size since 1993 because of a series of wet years,
causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damage. Federal
Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate is to visit
the area early next month to get a firsthand look at flooding