NDDOT and DES Daily Road Closure Map For Ward County Area| 6/25/2011
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the Department of Emergency Services has a map available with road closure and detour information due to flooding for county and state highways in Renville, Bottineau, Ward and McHenry counties.
This map will be updated once per day as conditions warrant. To access the map, please go to the NDDOT Travel Information Map or follow the link:
To reduce traffic congestion in the Minot area and continue to move commerce and truck traffic, the following detour is recommended:
· US 2 Westbound traffic: Go south on US Highway 281, west of Devils Lake to US Highway 52 at Carrington. Take US Highway 52 northwest to ND Highway 23. Take ND Highway 23 west to US Highway 83. Take US Highway 83 north to Minot.
· US 2 Eastbound traffic: Go south on US Highway 83 out of Minot to ND Highway 23. Take ND Highway 23 east to US Highway 52. Take US Highway 52 southeast to US Highway 281 at Carrington. Take US Highway 281 to US Highway 2, just west of Devils Lake.
Alternate routes are available for local traffic on other state highways, however, motorists should be aware they will encounter areas of construction work, water on the roadway, one-lane traffic, reduced speeds and width restrictions.
Motorists are encouraged to use caution while traveling, as vehicles that leave the roadway may become immersed in high water. The roads are closed for the safety of the traveling public. Please remember when a road is closed it is illegal to go around barricades and motorists can be fined.
For road information, motorists should go to www.dot.nd.gov or call 511.