Travel unsafe in entire areaThe North Dakota Department of Transportation issued a travel alert for the southwest region of North Dakota Thursday morning due to freezing rain causing icy roads which could make travel hazardous.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation issued a no travel advisory at 5 p.m. Thursday for the southwest region of the state including I-94 west of Richardton to the Montana border, all areas west of Highway 8 to the Montana border and south of Hwy 200 to the South Dakota border in Richardton, Mott, Bowman, Hettinger, Dickinson, Beach, Belfield areas due to freezing rain and snow causing icy roads making travel hazardous.
A travel alert has also been issued for the southcentral section of the state which includes highways 1806,49, 21 and 31 in the Fort Yates, Elgin and Flasher areas, due to freezing rain causing icy roads which could make travel hazardous. Motorists are urged to monitor road conditions, slow down and turn off cruise control while traveling in this area of the state.
Travelers can call 511 for road conditions.