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Published April 05, 2011, 06:53 PM

MN Highway 317, 12 Miles East of Grafton Closed Due to Flooding

Some other area roads affected by high water

MN Highway 317 is closed due to water on the roadway. Motorists traveling on ND Highway 17, ten miles east of Grafton, ND will be affected, as local traffic only will be permitted on the roadway from I-29 to the Red River.

The following highways are currently affected by flood waters, but remain open to traffic:

· ND Highway 32, five miles north of Forman has water on the roadway. Speeds are reduced.

· ND Highway 13, two miles west of Wahpeton. Traffic is reduced to a single lane and speeds are reduced.

· ND Highway 18, two miles north of the South Dakota border near Lidgerwood has water on the roadway. Speeds are reduced to 25 mph.

· The westbound roadway of I-94, two miles west of Tower City, is reduced to one lane due to a flood control barrier. A width restriction of 16 feet is in place and traffic speeds are reduced to 45 mph.

· ND Highway 3, south of the ND Highway 200 junction, west of Hurdsfield. Traffic speeds are reduced to 25 mph.

Motorists are encouraged to use caution while traveling, as vehicles that leave the roadway may become immersed in high water.