Updated: MnDOT Closes Highways After Storm-Related Accidents
UPDATE: Highway 210 from Fergus Falls to Breckenridge is now open as of 3 PM. Original story follows:
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announced the closure of two highways due to crashes. Portions of Highways 210 and 59 closed after crashes occurred due to the heavy snow and subsequent declining road conditions.
Highway 210 from Fergus Falls to Breckenridge closed at approximately 9:30 this morning. Highway 59 south of Mahnomen closed at around 11:45 AM. This closure is also accident-related. In both cases, law enforcement is working to safely redirect traffic on alternate routes.
MnDOT did reopen the portion of Highway 59 south of Mahnomen at 12:25 PM. No update regarding the opening of Highway 210 from Fergus Falls to Breckenridge has been released.