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Published February 17, 2011, 09:09 PM

DOT Extends No Travel Advisory to North Central ND

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) has extended the No Travel Advisory to the north central portion of North Dakota including Devils Lake, Rolla, Langdon, Rugby, Carrington

By: WDAZ Staff Reports,

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) has extended the No Travel Advisory to the north central portion of North Dakota including Devils Lake, Rolla, Langdon, Rugby, Carrington and surrounding areas due to near zero visibility and hazardous driving conditions.

The No Travel Advisory has been LIFTED in Williston, Watford City, New Town, Tioga and surrounding areas but these areas still remain in a Travel Alert.

Other Road Closures, No Travel Advisories, and Travel Alerts currently in effect include:

· Highway 83 is CLOSED from Minot to the Canadian Border due to zero visibility and dangerous travel conditions.

· ND Hwy. 37 (from Jct. of ND 23 to Jct. ND 1804) is BLOCKED due to heavy snow drifts in the driving lanes making the roadway impassable.

· The eastbound lane of Highway 1804 is temporarily closed, east of Williston due to a traffic incident. Eastbound traffic is not permitted onto 1804 at Williston at this time.

· A No Travel Advisory is in effect for the northwest portion of the state including the cities of Minot, Kenmare, Mohall, Bottineau Williston, Crosby, Bowbells, Stanley, Parshall, Garrison and surrounding areas due to areas of zero visibility from blowing and drifting snow.

· No Travel is Advised in the westbound lane of 1804 as areas of zero visibility from blowing and drifting snow is making travel difficult.

· A Travel Alert is in effect for Beach, Belfield, Killdeer, Towner, Velva, Harvey and surrounding areas. Motorists should be advised that road conditions may change rapidly due to snow and ice, and blowing and drifting snow is making travel difficult.

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