DOT says highway near Washburn open; water on road near Steele, traffic speeds reducedN.D. Highway 200 A two miles north of Washburn is now open, the water in the area has receded, the state Department of Transportation said.
N.D. Highway 200 A two miles north of Washburn is now open, the water in the area has receded, the state Department of Transportation said.
Traffic speeds have been reduced to 5 miles per hour on Interstate 94, 2 1/2 miles east of Steele, in both eastbound and westbound roadways, due to water on the roadway.
Interstate 29 Southbound roadway south of Harwood has water in the driving lane. Traffic control is in place reducing traffic to one lane.
N.D. Highway 200 has water on the roadway two miles west of Goodrich, traffic is allowed.
Due to high water near roadways in many areas across the state, motorists are encouraged to use caution while traveling. Vehicles that leave the roadway may become immersed in high water.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation encourages motorists to check road conditions before traveling due to rapidly changing conditions. Fluctuating water levels make it difficult to predict when and where water will go over a roadway or recede from the roadway.
For road information, call 511 from any type of phone or go to the Web site www.511.nd.gov for road and weather conditions.