The Minnesota Department of Transportation has opened Highway 75 north and south of Halstad.  Some highways in northwestern Minnesota still remain closed due to flooding, they include:

 Highways that remain closed:

  • Highway 1 between the border with North Dakota and CR 17, milepost 3
  • Business Highway 2 Sorlie Bridge in East Grand Forks
  • Highway 75 north of Climax
  • Highway 175 west of Hallock
  • Highway 220 north of Oslo, between Highway 1 and Highway 11
  • Highway 317 between Highway 220 and North Dakota border

Highways that have been opened:

  • Highway 75 north of Halstad
  • Highway 75 south of Halstad

Highways that remain open, but currently have water over the road:

  • Highway 92, north of Zerkel, near milepost 71
  • Highway 200, between Laporte and Benedict

Areas that have water on the road or are closed because of flooding are marked on MnDOT’s road conditions map www.511mn.org. When a road is closed it is illegal to travel in that area. Motorists can be fined up to $1,000 and/or 90 days in jail. In addition, if travelers need to be rescued from a closed road, other expenses and penalties will apply.