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Published April 27, 2011, 08:38 PM

Flood-affected Roadways Update

By: NDDOT,

The following areas/roadways are closed due to flooding:

· ND Highway 9, ten miles east of the junction of US Highway 52/281, south of Carrington is closed due to water over the roadway. Local traffic only is allowed between US Highway 52/281 and ND Highway 20.

· ND Highway 46, four miles east of Gackle is closed due to water over the roadway. Local traffic only is allowed between ND Highway 56 and US Highway 281.

· ND Highway 46, one mile west of Kindred is closed due to water over the roadway. Local traffic only is allowed between the junctions of ND Highway 18 and Interstate 29.

· 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 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.

· 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.

· 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 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.

· 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 water has receded on the following roadways, and traffic is allowed:

· Interstate 94 Business Loop in Valley City, Rainbow Arch Bridge over the Sheyenne River is now open. Traffic speeds are normal.

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

· ND Highway 18, five miles south of junction ND Highway 46, near Kindred, has water near the edge of the shoulder. Traffic speeds are normal.

· ND Highway 11, five miles southeast of Forman has water near the edge of the shoulder.

· ND Highway 14, from the junction of US Highway 2 south two miles has water on the roadway.

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

· ND Highway 54, from I-29 east to the Red River has water on the shoulders.

· Interstate 29, from the Canadian border south two miles has water on the southbound shoulder.

· ND Highway 3, four miles north of Harvey has water on the roadway. Motorists must stop and take turns. A width restriction of 12 feet is in effect.

· ND Highway 200, nine miles west of Hurdsfield has water on the roadway.

· ND Highway 18, one mile south of Neche has water near the edge of the shoulder.

· ND Highway 20, three miles southeast of the ND Highway 57 junction has water on the roadway.

· ND Highway 13, three miles west of Lehr has water on the roadway.

· Interstate 29, both northbound and southbound roadways from the Ardoch interchange to the Canadian border has water on the shoulder at various locations and it may go onto the roadway as levels continue to fluctuate. In addition, the southbound roadway, two miles south of the Ardoch interchange is reduced to a single lane of traffic for approximately one mile with speeds reduced to 45 mph due to flood control barriers at the edge of the roadway.

· ND Highway 11, five miles east of Oakes has water near the edge of the shoulder. Traffic speeds are normal.

· ND Highway 20, just north of the junction of ND Highway 66, near Munich, has water on the roadway.

· ND Highway 11, five miles west of Ludden has water on the roadway and is reduced today to a single lane of traffic. Motorists must stop and take turns. Speeds are reduced to 25 mph through the area. Flood control barriers will be in place requiring a width restriction of 12 feet.

· ND Highway 36, seven miles east of Wing 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 3, three miles north of junction ND Highway 36, near Tuttle, 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 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 13, five miles east of Lehr has water on the roadway. Motorists must stop and take turns.

· 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.

· 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 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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