Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Releases

April 1, 2020

Latest news releases

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Hwy 9 south of Ada closed due to flooding

BEMIDJI, Minn. – (6:30 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol has enacted a road closure on Highway 9 south of Ada due to water over the road. The Highway will remain closed until further notice and traffic should seek alternate routes.

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.

Check www.511mn.org before traveling for information on road conditions, closures and detour routes. For additional updates, ‘like’ MnDOT at https://www.facebook.com/groups/mndotnorthwest/, and follow @mndotnews on Twitter.