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Published April 20, 2011, 02:09 PM

ND Flooded Roadways Update

By: NDDOT,

The following areas/roadways are closed due to flooding as of Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.:

· ND Highway 18, one mile south of Neche is closed due to water over the roadway. Local traffic only is allowed between the junction of ND Highway 5 and the closure point.

· ND Highway 53, four miles east of Max is closed due to water over the roadway. Local traffic only is allowed between the junctions of US Highway 83 and ND Highway 41.

· ND Highway 30, seven miles north of Lehr is closed due to water over the roadway. Local traffic only is allowed between the junctions of ND Highway 13 and ND Highway 34.

· ND Highway 5, five miles east of the junction of US Highway 83, near Westhope, is closed due to water over the roadway. Local traffic only is allowed from junction ND Highway 14, west of Bottineau, to the closure point.

· Westbound through traffic should take ND Highway 3 south at Dunseith to US Highway 2 at Rugby. Head west onto US Highway 2 to US Highway 83 at Minot, then north onto US Highway 83 to ND Highway 5.

· Eastbound through traffic should take US Highway 83 south at the west junction of the ND Highway 5 and US Highway 83 intersection to US Highway 2 at Minot. Head east on US Highway 2 to ND Highway 3 at Rugby, then north onto ND Highway 3 to ND Highway 5 at Dunseith.

· ND Highway 3, two miles south of the ND Highway 200 Junction, west of Hurdsfield, is closed due to water over the roadway. Local traffic only is allowed between the junction of ND Highway 36 and the closure point.

· Interstate 29, three miles north of the Grafton Interchange, the southbound entrance ramp is closed to the Alexander Henry rest area due to water over the roadway. The northbound entrance ramp remains open and the rest area remains functional.

· ND Highway 14, two miles north of Upham is closed due to water over the roadway. Local traffic only is allowed between the junctions of US Highway 2 and ND Highway 5.

· Interstate 29, both northbound and southbound roadways from the Manvel/US Highway 81 Interchange (Exit 152) to the Grafton Interchange (Exit 176) is closed due to water over the roadway.

· Northbound I-29 traffic will be detoured north on US Highway 81 at the Manvel/US 81 Interchange (Exit 152) to ND Highway 17 at Grafton then east on ND 17 back to I-29.

· Southbound I-29 traffic will be detoured west on ND Highway 17 at the Grafton/ND 17 Interchange (Exit 176) then south on US Highway 81 at Grafton to Interstate-29 at Manvel.

· Interstate 94 Business Loop in Valley City, Rainbow Arch Bridge over the Sheyenne River is closed due to flooding.

· ND Highway 27, just east of ND Highway 32 in Lisbon is closed due to an earth levee that has been constructed for flood protection. Motorists should use an alternate route.

· ND Highway 5, from Joliette east to the Red River is closed due to water over the roadway.

· ND Highway 14, from the junction of US Highway 2 south two miles near Towner is closed due to water over the road. Local traffic only is allowed from the junction of US Highway 52 north to the closure point.

· ND Highway 54, from I-29 to the Red River, north of Grand Forks is closed due to water over the roadway.

· ND Highway 200, two miles east of Hurdsfield is closed due to water over the roadway. Only local traffic is allowed between Hurdsfield and the Junction of US Highway 52. Travelers are advised to detour on US Highway 52 and ND Highway 3 to Harvey.

· US Highway 2 Business Loop, Sorlie Bridge over the Red River in Grand Forks is closed due to flooding.

· ND Highway 11, five miles west of Ludden is closed due to water over the roadway. Local traffic only is allowed between Ellendale and the junction of ND Highway 1, west of Ludden. Detour is in place.

· ND Highway 17 is closed from I-29 to the Red River due to Minnesota Highway 317 being closed. Local traffic only is allowed.

· Mapleton truck parking area on westbound I-94 is closed due to flooding.

The following highways are affected by flood waters, but remain open with traffic speeds reduced:

· ND Highway 11, at the ND/MN border east of Fairmount has water near the edge of the shoulder.

· ND Highway 56, thirteen miles south of Kulm has water on the roadway. Motorists must stop and take turns.

· ND Highway 46, four miles east of Gackle has water on the roadway. Motorists must stop and take turns.

· ND Highway 3, three miles north of junction ND Highway 36, near Tuttle, has water near the edge of the shoulder.

· ND Highway 200, nine miles west of Hurdsfield has water near the edge of the shoulder.

· ND Highway 3, one mile south of the ND Highway 200 Junction, west of Hurdsfield, has water near the edge of the shoulder. This segment is temporarily closed due to water over the road one mile south of this location.

· ND Highway 5, five miles east of junction US Highway 83, near Westhope, has water on the roadway.

· ND Highway 46, one mile west of Kindred has water on the roadway.

· ND Highway 53, four miles east of Max has water on the roadway. Motorists must stop and take turns.

· ND Highway 3, four miles north of Harvey has water on the roadway. Motorists must stop and take turns.

· ND Highway 15, eighteen miles east of New Rockford has water on the roadway.

· US Highway 83, three miles north of Minot has water on the southbound roadway and is reduced to a single lane of traffic.

· ND Highway 11, five miles southeast of Forman has water on the roadway. Motorists must stop and take turns.

· ND Highway 200, two miles west of Goodrich has water near the edge of the shoulder.

· ND Highway 13, five miles east of Lehr has water on the roadway. Motorists must stop and take turns.

· ND Highway 37, four miles east of Roseglen has water near the edge of the shoulder.

· ND Highway 18, at the North Dakota / South Dakota border has water near the edge of the shoulder. Traffic speeds are normal.

· US Highway 83, five miles south of Max has water near the edge of the northbound shoulder.

· ND Highway 32, seven miles north of Lisbon has water near the edge of the shoulder.

· ND Highway 37, seven miles south of Parshall has water near the edge of the shoulder.

· US Highway 2, one mile west of Penn has water on the shoulder of the eastbound roadway. Traffic speeds are normal.

· ND Highway 3, two miles west of Ashley has water on the roadway. Motorists must stop and take turns.

· ND Highway 1, at the North Dakota/South Dakota border, south of Ludden, has water on the roadway. Motorists must stop and take turns.

· ND Highway 52, three miles east of Bergen has water on the roadway.

· ND Highway 3, just west of Hurdsfield, has water on the roadway.

· ND Highway 13, four miles west of Verona has water on the roadway. Motorists must stop and take turns.

· ND Highway 30, seven miles north of Lehr has water on the roadway. Motorists must stop and take turns.

· ND Highway 9, five miles south of Wimbledon has water on the roadway.

· ND Highway 18, two miles north of the South Dakota border near Lidgerwood has water near the edge of the shoulder.

Motorists are encouraged to use caution while traveling, as vehicles that leave the roadway may become immersed in high water. Motorists should also be aware that areas with water on the road may become icy as temperatures drop below freezing. For road information, call 511 from any type of phone or go to the website: www.dot.nd.gov.

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