I-29 closed from Fargo to Canadian border, I-94 closed from Bismarck to Fargo and no travel advisory issued in south central, northeastern ND

FARGO — The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have closed the northbound and southbound lanes of I-29 from Fargo to the Canadian border and the eastbound and westbound lanes of I-94 from Bismarck to Fargo on Thursday, March 14.

Roads have been closed due to slippery road conditions and zero visibility. A road closed means motorists are not allowed to travel due to life threatening conditions. Roads may be impassible or blocked.

Anyone caught driving past a road closure device may be fine up to $250.

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Additionally, a no travel advisory has been issued for all areas of south central and northeastern North Dakota due to blowing snow, high winds, icy roads and areas of near zero visibility creating hazardous driving conditions.

Cities included in the no travel advisory are Bismarck, Jamestown, Valley City, Grand Forks, Devils Lake and surrounding areas.

A no travel advisory means conditions are such that motorists should not travel in the affected areas.

A travel alert is in effect for southwestern and southeastern North Dakota due to slippery roads and reduced visibility.

Cities includes in the travel alert are Dickinson, Bowman, Fargo, Wahpeton and surrounding areas.