Update: Highway 83 open, but no-travel advosory remains
Highway 83 from Minot to the Canadian Border is open, according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation but a no-travel advisory remains in effect due to blowing snow causing areas of zero visibility.
A travel alert has been issued for northeast North Dakota due to snow and blowing snow causing areas of reduced visibility. Cities affect by the travel alert include: Cavalier, Grafton, Larimore, Grand Forks and surrounding areas.
Other road closures, no-travel advisories and travel alerts in effect include:
• A no-travel advisory remains in effect for Minot, Kenmare, Mohall, Bottineau Williston, Crosby, Bowbells, Stanley, Parshall, Garrison Devils Lake, Rolla, Langdon, Rugby, Carrington and surrounding areas due to near zero visibility and hazardous driving 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.
• 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, Williston, Watford City, New Town, Tioga, 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.
For road information, call 511 from any type of phone or go to the website: www.dot.nd.gov.